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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)
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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
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Volcano news: Canlaon

Canlaon volcano (Philippines): volcano alert level lowered back to green

Saturday May 06, 2017 12:05 PM | BY: T

On 5 May PHIVOLCS reported that activity of the volcano has been generally decreasing since the last phreatic eruption on 15 June 2016.
Seismicity had returned to 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).
Previous news
Thursday, Jul 28, 2016
PHIVOLCS reported that during 20-25 July diffuse white plumes rose above Kanlaon; On 20 July plumes were a dirty-white color, and on 25 July they rose 200 m and drifted NW and SW. The Alert Level remained at 1 (on a scale of 0-5). ... [more]
Eruption of Kanlaon volcano yesterday (PHILVOLCS)
Saturday, Jun 18, 2016
The volcano remains restless. A small explosion occurred Saturday morning at 09:19 local time. ... [more]
Eruption of Canlaon volcano yesterday evening (image: Canlaon Mountain Tigers SearchandRescue / facebook)
Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016
Two small explosions occurred at the volcano yesterday evening, at around 18:20 and 19:18 local time. An ash plume rose to approx. 1500 m above the summit and some freshly ejected incandescent bombs could be seen at the crater rim. ... [more]
Ash emission at Kanlaon volcano this morning (PHILVOLCS)
Friday, Dec 11, 2015
Small ash emissions occurred this morning at 05:13 local time, producing a plume that rose approx. 500 m from the volcano's summit. [more]
Ash emission from Canlaon volcano on 24 Nov 2015 (image: Jigz Santiago)
Tuesday, Nov 24, 2015
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. ... [more]

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