Monday, May 6, 2013

Mt. Mayon 2013 Phreatic Eruption

This was just a while ago at around 8:00 in the morning. Phivolcs have already issued an advisory as seen below.
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According to abs-cbnnews.com, 4 people were killed by falling rocks brought about by the explosion.
Phreatic eruptions are steam-driven explosions that occur when water beneath the ground or on the surface is heated by magma, lava, hot rocks, or new volcanic deposits. ---- http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/images/pglossary/HydroVolcEruption.php
Take care bicolano peeps!

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