Pinatubo Volcano’s monitoring network recorded five (5) volcanic earthquakes during the 24-hour observation period.
Alert Level 1 (Abnormal) prevails over Pinatubo Volcano, which means that there is low-level unrest that may be related to tectonic processes beneath its edifice and that no imminent eruption is foreseen. Entry into the Pinatubo Crater area must be conducted with extreme caution and should be avoided if possible. Communities and local government units surrounding Pinatubo are reminded to be always prepared for both earthquake and volcanic hazards and to review, prepare and strengthen their contingency, emergency and other disaster preparedness plans. DOST-PHIVOLCS is closely monitoring the volcano’s condition and any new development will be relayed to all concerned.