Archive | December 21, 2009

Twitter to Aid Earthquake Response

Mayon Volcano, once dubbed as world’s most perfect cone volcano is once again spewing ashes and is having minor eruptions recently. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has already declared alert level 3 over Albay province and has ordered the evacuation of residents in the nearby area.

Aside from the usual equipment Phivolcs has in determining and monitoring volcanic activities, social networking sites like Twitter can also be used.
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