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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)

Volcano news: Canlaon

Canlaon (Kanlaon) volcano (Philippines): small ash eruption

Fri, 11 Dec 2015, 16:46
16:46 PM | BY: T
Ash emission at Kanlaon volcano this morning (PHILVOLCS)
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.

Previous news

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. ... 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. ... 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. ... read all
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. ... read all
Sat, 29 Jul 2006, 06:25
Based on interpretations of seismic data, an explosion at Canlaon that lasted more than 10 minutes occurred on 23 July. An ash column was not observed due to cloud cover. Trace deposits of ash fell up to 9 km ENE of the crater in the neighborhoods of Pula, Malaiba, and Lumapao. On 24 July, PHIVOLCS reported a total of 16 volcanic earthquakes, 3 short-duration tremors, and 2 earthquakes indicating small explosions. Ash was not observed. read all

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