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Volcanic activity worldwide 23 May 2015: Bulusan volcano
Bulusan (Luzon Island, Philippines)
Sat, 23 May 2015, 21:00
21:00 PM |
: (23 May
) During 13-15 and 17-19 May PHIVOLCS reported that six or fewer volcanic earthquakes were recorded at Bulusan. Weak steam emissions were occasionally observed rising from the SW vent and from a vent on the upper NW flank; plumes drifted SW, WNW, or drifted downslope.
PHIVOLCS maintained Alert Level 1, indicating abnormal conditions, and reminded the public of the 4-km radius Permanent Danger Zone (PDZ).
(Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 13-19 May 2015
: Overall, activity has decreased and incandescence has not been seen during the past nights. The current activity is dominated by strong steam and gas emissions from crater 1 and, to a lesser degree, from crater 2 in the northern end of Nakadake crater complex. ... read all
Sakurajima (Kyushu, Japan)
: (20 May
) After a very busy 17 May, with several strong explosions sending ash plumes to up to 16,000 ft (4.5 km) altitude, the volcano has been relatively calm during 18 and most of 19 May. ... read all
Piton de la Fournaise (La Réunion)
: A new eruption, so far small, began this Sunday at 13:45 from a fissure vent at the the southeast slopes of the Dolomieux crater inside the Enclos next to the Château Fort cone. ... read all
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