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Following the phreatic eruption of Mount Bulusan on Sunday, June 5, Alert Level 1 is still raised over the volcano.
According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology in its summary of 24 hours observation, the phreatic eruption lasted for 17 minutes.
From 5 AM yesterday to 5 AM today, 29 volcanic earthquakes have been recorded by Phivolcs. In the past 24-hour before the eruption, there were 77 reported volcanic earthquakes.
Entry into the 4 km-radius Permanent Danger Zone (PDZ) and entry without vigilance into the Extended Danger Zone (EDZ) has been prohibited. Flying any aircraft close to the volcano is also banned.
Phivolcs in the report also warned about possible hazards, such as sudden steam-driven or phreatic eruptions.
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said some 50 families, or 180 individuals were evacuated due to the calamity.