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

Fri, 22 Jan 2021, 10:11
10:11 AM | BY: MARTIN
Summit glow at Mayon volcano on 6 January (image: PHIVOLCS)
Summit glow at Mayon volcano on 6 January (image: PHIVOLCS)
Summit glow at Mayon volcano on 18 January (image: PHIVOLCS)
Summit glow at Mayon volcano on 18 January (image: PHIVOLCS)
Summit glow at Mayon volcano on 20 January (image: PHIVOLCS)
Summit glow at Mayon volcano on 20 January (image: PHIVOLCS)
Surveillance cameras of the volcanological observatory PHIVOLCS observed a near-constant glow at the volcano visible from the summit crater during the nights on 6, 18 and 20 January visible in the attached images. This might suggests rise of magma inside the volcano's conduits.
The activity of the volcano is associated with moderate emissions of water vapor dispersed towards the west direction.
On 29 December, sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions reached to a 676 tonnes/day.
Instruments detected slight ground deformation of the edifice during 28 Nov-3 Dec 2020 and continues to inflate.
Source: Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology volcano activity update 22 January 2021

Previous news

Fri, 17 Jul 2020, 09:01
Mayon volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
PHIVOLCS reported that Volcanic Alert Level lowered from level 2 to level 1 as the volcano has been continued to decline in the monitored parameters since 29 March 2018. ... Read all
Thu, 21 May 2020, 07:45
Mayon volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
No significant change in activity has occurred during the past days. ... Read all
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