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Stratovolcano 2462 m / 8,077 ft
Luzon Island, Philippines, 13.26°N / 123.69°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 20180113/0938Z FL170 EXTD SW REPORTED OBS VA DTG: 13/0950Z

Saturday Jan 13, 2018 10:15 AM |

Satellite image of Mayon volcano on 13 Jan 2018
Satellite image of Mayon volcano on 13 Jan 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 10:05 UTC, 13/01/18 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180113/1004Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: MAYON 273030
PSN: N1315 E12341
AREA: PHILIPPINES
SUMMIT ELEV: 2462M
ADVISORY NR: 2018/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 PHIVOLCS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION AT 20180113/0938Z FL170 EXTD SW REPORTED
OBS VA DTG: 13/0950Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL170 090/9KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: WE WILL ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA IS DETECTED IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Thursday, Dec 29, 2016
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. ... [more]
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]

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