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Mt. Bulusan Major Eruption!!! Breaking

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posted on Feb, 20 2011 @ 07:56 PM
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2 km ash cloud so far, reported by breaking news on twitter, and abc news


 
 

found a link
www.huffingtonpost.com...
edit on Sun Feb 20 2011 by DontTreadOnMe because: added link




posted on Feb, 20 2011 @ 07:59 PM
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Older article on the same volcano*********


Bulusan Volcano in Philippines Erupts, Forcing EvacuationsBy Mimi Li
Epoch Times Staff Created: Nov 22, 2010 Last Updated: Nov 22, 2010 . Facebook Digg StumbleUpon Twitter | |
Related articles: World > Asia Pacific Bulusan Volcano, or Mount Bulusan, erupted Sunday in the Philippines, spewing clouds of ash in the atmosphere and forcing thousands of locals to flee, local newspapers reported.

More than 1,000 families in the towns of Irosin and Juban in the province of Sorsogon were evacuated when Mount Bulusan exploded at around 7:22 a.m. on Sunday, spewing steam and ash more than a mile into the sky, the Manila Bulletin said, citing Philippines Office of Civil Defense Region 5 Director Raffy Alejandro.

The eruption lasted for more than nine minutes, Ed Laguerta at the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology told the Manila Times.

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A series of volcanic earthquakes were detected by Filipino seismologists before the eruption. More than a dozen separate quakes were confirmed during the 24 hours before the volcanic ejection, according to the Times.

The Bulusan volcano is approximately 150 miles southeast of Manila, the Philippines capital, and is the highest point in Sorsogon.

No casualties or injuries have been reported.

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posted on Feb, 20 2011 @ 07:59 PM
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Yup this is all over twitter.

here is the only news link I found.

But its empty.

breakingnews

that link leads to this link

inquirergroup
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posted on Feb, 20 2011 @ 08:00 PM
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I found a recent picture of it here -

inquirergroup.posterous.com...#



posted on Feb, 20 2011 @ 08:11 PM
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www.huffingtonpost.com...
Just found this link.



posted on Feb, 20 2011 @ 08:15 PM
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Here's some more in depth info.

www.abs-cbnnews.com...



posted on Feb, 20 2011 @ 09:12 PM
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Guess the volcano folks are off this weekend since nothing has been reported on there websites!



posted on Feb, 21 2011 @ 12:11 AM
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Eruptions website is a great source for volcano information.



Bulusan in the Philippines looks to be at it again (although not really a "major volcanic eruption" as the Huffington Post claims


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edit on 21-2-2011 by PacificBlue because: spelling



posted on Feb, 21 2011 @ 05:55 AM
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posted on Feb, 21 2011 @ 06:05 AM
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somebody already updated its Wiki


Volcanic activity, February 2011 After months of little activity, the volcano suddenly erupted and sent a plume of ash 2 kilometers high, after water reacted with the hot magma. Phivocs has said such explosions are likely to continue for the coming weeks. Hundreds of nearby residents have evacuated on their ow


Mount Bulusan - Wiki



posted on Feb, 21 2011 @ 11:37 AM
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posted on Feb, 21 2011 @ 11:41 AM
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reply to post by samureyed
 

Holy @#$%!! That is a great photo! You gotta love the Pacific Ring of Fire.



posted on Feb, 21 2011 @ 11:43 AM
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Yeah it was the best pic I found, definitely has a "wow" factor to it!

The article linked to it is ok as well, I especially liked the following quote:



"We're also asking aircraft to avoid the volcano,"





posted on Feb, 21 2011 @ 11:55 AM
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Amazing photo id love to be there to see that happening in a safe area..I'm glad no casualties or injuries have been reported mother earth is definitely wakening..



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