Philvocs Monitor after several quakes near Mt. Pinatubo
Capas, Tarlac --

 The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) warned residents near Mt. Pinatubo to be  alert which has recorded   826 imperceptible earthquakes east-northeast of Pinatubo Volcano in the vicinities of the City of Mabalacat, Pampanga.  

The strongest of these earthquakes occurred on 25 January, There were also 9 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel. Based on the general distribution of located events, these earthquakes were generated along a segment of the Sacobia Lineament.

Geographically, mt. Pinatubo, a dormant volcano for almost 600 years which erupted in 1991 is located between the provinces of Pampanga, Zambales and Tarlac but the gateway frontier is in Capas.

Alert level  0  status is still in "quiescent condition" the volcano.



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