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Stratovolcano 2435 m / 7,989 ft
Central Philippines, Philippines, 10.41°N / 123.13°ECurrent status
: minor activity or eruption warning
(3 out of 5)Canlaon webcams / live dataCanlaon volcano booksCanlaon volcano eruptions:
2016, 2015, 2006, 2005, 2003, 2002, 1996, 1993, 1992, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1980, 1978, 1970, 1969, 1932-33, 1927, 1905-06, 1904, 1902, 1894, 1893, 1884, 1883, 1866Typical eruption style:
Explosive (phreatic eruptions)Last earthquakes nearby
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Volcano news: Canlaon
Thu, 28 Jul 2016, 12:05
PHIVOLCS reported that during 20-25 July diffuse white plumes rose above Kanlaon; On 20 July plumes were a dirty-white color, and on 25 July they rose 200 m and drifted NW and SW. The Alert Level remained at 1 (on a scale of 0-5). ...more
Sat, 18 Jun 2016, 09:58
Eruption of Kanlaon volcano yesterday (PHILVOLCS)
The volcano remains restless. A small explosion occurred Saturday morning at 09:19 local time. ...more
Wed, 30 Mar 2016, 09:55
Eruption of Canlaon volcano yesterday evening (image: Canlaon Mountain Tigers SearchandRescue / facebook)
Two small explosions occurred at the volcano yesterday evening, at around 18:20 and 19:18 local time. An ash plume rose to approx. 1500 m above the summit and some freshly ejected incandescent bombs could be seen at the crater rim. ...more
Fri, 11 Dec 2015, 16:46
Ash emission at Kanlaon volcano this morning (PHILVOLCS)
Small ash emissions occurred this morning at 05:13 local time, producing a plume that rose approx. 500 m from the volcano's summit.
Tue, 24 Nov 2015, 12:05
Ash emission from Canlaon volcano on 24 Nov 2015 (image: Jigz Santiago)
PHIVOLCS raised the alert level of the volcano following an increase in activity. Starting from 21:55 local time on 24 Nov, a series of phreatic explosions occurred from the summit crater, producing ash plumes that rose up to approx. 1 km. ...more
Tue, 21 Feb 2012, 19:54
Three 50 m wide cracks have appeared on on the upper flank of Canlaon volcano (also spelled Kanlaon) near the crater after the M6.7 earthquake on Negros island in the Philippines on 6 Feb 2012. ...more
Tue, 1 Sep 2009, 06:55
Canlaon volcano might be preparing for a new eruption. PHILVOLCS observed a remarkable rise in its seismic activity.
Sat, 11 Nov 2006, 08:23
On 2 November, PHIVOLCS lowered the Alert Level for Canlaon from 1 to 0. Since 26 July, 2006, no more ash explosions occurred and steam emissions and seismicity were low.
Sat, 29 Jul 2006, 06:25
Based on interpretations of seismic data, an explosion at Canlaon that lasted more than 10 minutes occurred on 23 July. An ash column was not observed due to cloud cover. Trace deposits of ash fell up to 9 km ENE of the crater in the neighborhoods of Pula, Malaiba, and Lumapao. On 24 July, PHIVOLCS reported a total of 16 volcanic earthquakes, 3 short-duration tremors, and 2 earthquakes indicating small explosions. Ash was not observed. ...more
Sat, 15 Jul 2006, 07:17
As PHILVOLCS reports, brief periods of ash and steam emissions continue at Kanlaon Volcano. This is a manifestation of the ongoing low-level unrest. Alert Level 1 remains enforced. For the latest significant event and bulletin issued, see the Chronology of Events file published by PHILVOLCS.
Wed, 14 Jun 2006, 06:40
Weak activity continues at Kanlaon volcano: Between 3 and 12 June, 4 small phreatic explosions occurred at the summit crater of Kanlaon volcano (3 June, 10 June, 2 times on 12 June). The explosions produced mainly steam and gas as well as small quantities of ash to heights up to 1000 m. Light ash-fall occurred on the upper slopes of the volcano. An exclusion zone of 4 km around the crater is being maintained. --->more on Kanlaon volcano ...more
Tue, 12 Apr 2005, 14:45
3 May, 2005: ...more
Canlaon continues to produce mild steam and ash clouds, which rise up to around 5-700 m above the active crater and sometimes causing problems with local air traffic and shutdown of nearby airports.
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