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Kanlaon volcano (Philippines) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 3 May-9 May 2017 (Continuing Activity)

Wed, 3 May 2017, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
On 5 May PHIVOLCS reported that since the last phreatic eruption at Kanlaon, which occurred on 15 June 2016, there has been a general decline in activity: seismicity was at baseline levels, no significant deformation had been detected since August 2016, sulfur dioxide emissions were low, and no steaming had been observed since 29 September 2016. The Alert Level was lowered to 0 (on a scale of 0-5), though the public was warned to not enter the 4-km-radius Permanent Danger Zone (PDZ).

Source: Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS)
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2017. Report on Kanlaon. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 3 May-9 May 2017. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Canlaon volcano
Stratovolcano 2435 m / 7,989 ft
Central Philippines (Philippines), 10.41°N / 123.13°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5) 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)
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