More ash erupted at Mayon 14 December 2009Posted by admin in activity reports, Mayon, Philippines.
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A news report from the Philippines says that more ash has been thrown up by Mayon volcano this morning:
Mayon Volcano in Albay province spewed more ash on Monday, raising fears of an imminent eruption.
Alex Baloloy, science research specialist of the local Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology office, said minimal amount of volcanic ash drifted downwards facing the northwest portion of the volcano.
He said the ash explosions occurred at 7:04 a.m., 1038 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 12:21 p.m. and 1:04 p.m.
Mayon is still at alert level 2. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) says that the current eruptive activity is normal for this alert level, ‘but they are not discounting the possibility of a major eruption’.
42 high-frequency earthquakes have been registered at Mayon over the last 24 hours.
For all our Mayon coverage: Mayon « The Volcanism Blog.
Mt. Mayon spews more ash – ABS-CBN News, 14 December 2009
Global Volcanism Program: Mayon – summary information for Mayon (0703-03=)
Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology – website for Phivolcs, when it’s working