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Kanlaon volcano (Philippines) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 27 December-2 January 2018 (New Activity / Unrest)

Wed, 27 Dec 2017, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
PHIVOLCS reported that there were three or fewer volcanic earthquakes detected at Kanlaon each day during 27 December 2017-2 January 2018. Dense weather clouds prevented visual observations, though on 30 December a steam plume was seen rising 500 m above the crater rim and drifting SW. The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 0-5).

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 27 December-2 January 2018. 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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