Mayon volcano (Luzon Island, Philippines) activity update: glow visible at night

Wed, 8 Apr 2020, 08:36
08:36 AM | BY: MARTIN
Gas plumes associated with weak glow from the crater (image: Sentinel 2)
Gas plumes associated with weak glow from the crater (image: Sentinel 2)
PHIVOLCS reported that the seismic station records 2 volcano-tectonic earthquakes during the last 24 hours.
Emissions of gas and steam plumes occurred. The plumes were dispersed towards the NE, N-NW, W and SW direction.
Glow is visible from the summit crater.
Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions reached to a 339 tonnes/day.
Recent electronic tilt data showed inflation of the middle to upper portions of the volcanic edifice that began in the last quarter of 2019.
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs, pyroclastic and lava flows could affect an area of about 6 km distance from the crater.
Source: Phillippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology volcano activity update 8 April 2020

Previous news

Wed, 8 Apr 2020, 06:00
PHIVOLCS reported that during 7-14 April white steam plumes periodically emitted from Mayon rose as high as 400 m above the summit and drifted mainly NW, W, and SW. Crater incandescence was visible nightly. The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a 0-5 scale) and PHIVOLCS reminded residents to stay away from the 6-km-radius Permanent Danger Zone and the 7-km Extended Danger Zone on the SSW and ENE flanks. ... Read all
Mon, 9 Mar 2020, 09:13
Steam plume from Mayon volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
PHIVOLCS reported that the seismic station records 10 volcano-tectonic earthquakes during the last 24 hours. ... Read all
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