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Mayon volcano
Stratovolcano 2462 m / 8,077 ft
Luzon Island, Philippines, 13.26°N / 123.69°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Mayon volcano eruptions:
1616, 1766, 1800, 1811(?), 1814, 1827, 1834, 1839, 1845, 1846, 1851, 1853, 1855, 1857, 1858, 1859, 1860, 1861, 1862, 1863(?), 1868, 1871-72, 1872, 1873, 1876, 1876, 1881-82, 1885, 1886-87, 1888, 1890, 1891-92, 1893, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1900, 1902(?), 1928, 1928, 1939, 1941, 1943, 1947, 1968, 1978, 1984, 1993, 1999-2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2003(?), 2004, 2006, 2009, 2013, 2018
Typical eruption style:
Explosive.
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Mayon volcano: eruption news and updates

Mayon volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION VA CLD UNKNOWN EXTD SW REPORTED AT 20180114/0102Z

Sunday Jan 14, 2018 01:30 AM |

Satellite image of Mayon volcano on 14 Jan 2018
Satellite image of Mayon volcano on 14 Jan 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 01:21 UTC, 14/01/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180114/0121Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: MAYON 273030
PSN: N1315 E12341
AREA: PHILIPPINES
SUMMIT ELEV: 2462M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/2
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 PHIVOLCS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION VA CLD UNKNOWN EXTD SW REPORTED AT
20180114/0102Z
OBS VA DTG: 14/0100Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL180 100/17KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: WE WILL ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA IS DETECTED IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Satellite image of Mayon volcano on 13 Jan 2018
Saturday, Jan 13, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Dec 29, 2016
PHILVOLCS reports continued light unrest from the volcano. During the past 24 hours, 8 volcanic earthquakes were detected. Visible activity consists of moderate degassing only. ... [more]
Thursday, Sep 08, 2016
There are signs that the volcano could be heading towards a new eruption in the medium term future (weeks to months). PHILVOLCS issued a warning and raised the alert level from Level 0 (normal) to Alert Level 1 (abnormal). ... [more]
Thursday, Dec 18, 2014
During 9-16 December, white plumes were occasionally observed rising from Mayon's crater and drifted WNW and WSW, sometimes downslope. ... [more]
Lahar hazard map for Mayon volcano (PHILVOLCS)
Friday, Dec 05, 2014
PHIVOLCS warns against possible lahars (mud flows) that will likely occur in river beds draining from Mayon and Bulusan volcanoes during the expected heavy rains from typhoon Ruby. ... [more]

 

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