Volcano news: Canlaon

Canlaon volcano (Philippines): no significant change in activity has occurred during the past days

Tue, 24 Mar 2020, 08:36
08:36 AM | BY: MARTIN
Canlaon volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Canlaon volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
PHIVOLCS recorded 2 volcano-tectonic earthquakes beneath the volcano over the past 24 hours.
Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions reached to a 67 tonnes/day.
GPS measurements detected continued long-term edifice inflation since 2017. Short-term electronic tilt monitoring on the southeastern flanks recorded slow inflation of the lower slopes since May 2019 and pronounced inflation of the upper slopes at the end of January 2020.
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and pyroclastic flows could affect an area of about 4 km distance from the main crater.
Source: Phillippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology volcano activity update 24 March 2020

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Mon, 16 Mar 2020, 16:16
DOST-PHIVOLCS recorded two volcanic earthquakes beneath Kanlaon volcano over the past 24 hours. There is continued long term edifice inflation which has been occurring since 2017, while in the short-term, the southeastern flanks recorded slow inflation of the lower slopes since May 2019 and pronounced inflation of the upper slopes in the end of January 2020. According to DOST-PHIVOLCS, these indicators suggest that hydrothermal or magmatic activity is occurring deep beneath the edifice. The current alert level is ALERT LEVEL 1 Read all
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