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1/25/2007

Hudson volcano rumbling and fears of an eruption

Volcanic News: Chile, S.A.

Jan 24, 2007
Chilean authorities in the XI Region of Aysén are closely monitoring the repeated tremors in the area and are prepared for the event of a major seism or the eruption of the Hudson volcano.
The head of Chile’s Ministry of Interior Regional Emergency Office Juan Azocar said Wednesday that the frequency of tremors had significantly increased to fifteen minutes, having surpassed twenty telluric movements by mid day.Although accustomed to minor seismic activity and rumblings, the current situation has alarmed residents from Puerto Aysen and Puerto Chacabuco in southern Chile who have appealed to local authorities.

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Bulusan spews ash over 4 villages

Jan 25, 2007-SORSOGON CITY, Philippines -- Bulusan Volcano spewed ash on Wednesday night blanketing at least four barangays (villages) in the town of Irosin, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported.
Bella Tubianosa, volcanologist on duty, said the explosion occurred at 10:06 p.m. Wednesday and the ash then drifted northwest toward the villages of Monbon, Tinampo, Mapaso and Cogon, where ash was reported up to three millimeters thick.

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