4 active volcanoes in PH still on Alert Level 1

Published March 7, 2021, 7:03 PM

by Jhon Aldrin Casinas

Four active volcanoes in the country have been on Alert Level 1 and were being monitored by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) due to their continued volcanic activities.

(ALI VICOY / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN)

Phivolcs said as of Sunday, March 7, the following volcanoes remained under Alert Level 1:

Pinatubo Volcano (Pampanga, Zambales, and Tarlac) – Since March 4, 2021

Mayon Volcano (Albay) – Since July 17, 2020

Taal Volcano (Batangas) – Since March 19, 2020

Kanlaon Volcano (Negros Island) – Since March 11, 2020

Meanwhile, the Bulusan Volcano in Sorsogon has been under Alert Level 0 since Oct. 26, 2020, which, according to Phivolcs, means that the volcano is “quite” and that “no magmatic eruption is foreseen.”

Phivolcs vowed to constantly monitor all the active volcanoes in the country.

 
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