Volcano news: Canlaon

Updated: Sep 21, 2021 14:10 GMT

Canlaon volcano (Philippines): activity remains unchanged

Thu, 24 Sep 2020, 07:47
07:47 AM | BY: MARTIN
White plume from Canlaon volcano on 1 August (image: @RenVolcanoman/twitter)
White plume from Canlaon volcano on 1 August (image: @RenVolcanoman/twitter)
The activity of the volcano continues at low levels and it has remained essentially unchanged.
PHIVOLCS recorded 8 volcano-tectonic earthquakes during the past 24 hours.
Gas-steam plumes rose 1,312 ft (400 m) above the summit and drifted SE.
On 14 September a sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions reached to a 416 tonnes/day.
Short-term electronic tilt monitoring on the southeastern flanks recorded a slight inflation since May 2020.
Volcanic Alert Level remains at Yellow.
Source: Phillippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology volcano activity update 24 September 2020

Previous news

Tue, 18 Aug 2020, 07:05
PHIVOLCS recorded 4 volcanic earthquakes beneath Canlaon volcano over the past 24 hours. Moderate emission of white steam-laden plumes that rose 500 meters before drifting northwest and northeast was observed. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission was measured at an average of 1012 tonnes/day on 02 August 2020. GPS measurements indicate slight inflation of the lower and mid slopes since May 2020, while the southeastern flanks recorded inflation on the lower to mid slopes that began on June 21, 2020. PHIVOLCS state that these parameters may indicate hydrothermal or magmatic processes occurring beneath the edifice. ... Read all
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