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Mayon volcano
Stratovolcano 2462 m / 8,077 ft
Luzon Island, Philippines, 13.26°N / 123.69°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Mayon volcano eruptions:
1616, 1766, 1800, 1811(?), 1814, 1827, 1834, 1839, 1845, 1846, 1851, 1853, 1855, 1857, 1858, 1859, 1860, 1861, 1862, 1863(?), 1868, 1871-72, 1872, 1873, 1876, 1876, 1881-82, 1885, 1886-87, 1888, 1890, 1891-92, 1893, 1895, 1896, 1897, 1900, 1902(?), 1928, 1928, 1939, 1941, 1943, 1947, 1968, 1978, 1984, 1993, 1999-2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2003(?), 2004, 2006, 2009, 2013, 2018
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Mayon volcano: eruption news and updates

Mayon volcano (Luzon Island, Philippines) activity update: light volcanic unrest, inflation, degassing

Thursday Dec 29, 2016 19:10 PM | BY: T

PHILVOLCS reports continued light unrest from the volcano. During the past 24 hours, 8 volcanic earthquakes were detected. Visible activity consists of moderate degassing only.
Precise leveling survey and GPS results from late November 2016 indicate inflation of the edifice relative to May 2016. Other monitoring parameters show no significant variations.
Previous news
Thursday, Sep 08, 2016
There are signs that the volcano could be heading towards a new eruption in the medium term future (weeks to months). PHILVOLCS issued a warning and raised the alert level from Level 0 (normal) to Alert Level 1 (abnormal). ... [more]
Thursday, Dec 18, 2014
During 9-16 December, white plumes were occasionally observed rising from Mayon's crater and drifted WNW and WSW, sometimes downslope. ... [more]
Lahar hazard map for Mayon volcano (PHILVOLCS)
Friday, Dec 05, 2014
PHIVOLCS warns against possible lahars (mud flows) that will likely occur in river beds draining from Mayon and Bulusan volcanoes during the expected heavy rains from typhoon Ruby. ... [more]
Friday, Nov 14, 2014
During 5-11 November white plumes rose from Mayon's crater and drifted S, SW, WSW, WNW, and NW, sometimes downslope. Weak incandescence from the crater was noted some nights. ... [more]
Friday, Nov 07, 2014
PHIVOLCS reported that during 28 October-4 November white plumes rose from Mayon's crater and drifted SW, WSW, WNW, and NW, sometimes down the flanks. Weak incandescence from the crater was noted at night on 28 October. ... [more]

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