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Canlaon volcano
Stratovolcano 2435 m / 7,989 ft
Central Philippines, Philippines, 10.41°N / 123.13°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
Canlaon volcano books
Canlaon 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, 1866
Typical eruption style:
Explosive (phreatic eruptions)
Last earthquakes nearby
Latest satellite images

Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
 

Volcano news: Canlaon

Tue, 26 Nov 2019, 07:26
PHIVOLCS reported that activity of the volcano has been generally decreasing since June 2019. ...more [read all]
Sat, 6 May 2017, 12:05
On 5 May PHIVOLCS reported that activity of the volcano has been generally decreasing since the last phreatic eruption on 15 June 2016. ...more
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 [read all]
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 [read all]
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 [read all]
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 [read all]
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.

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