Bacolod: 17 volcanic quakes recorded at Kanlaon


Bacolod City – The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvolcs) reported recording 17 volcanic earthquakes at the Kanlaon volcano on September 20.

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Phivolcs said it also noticed a 100-meter-tall moderate emission of plume from the volcano crater, drifting in a northwesterly direction.

It also reiterated its reminders that entry into the four-kilometer permanent danger zone is still prohibited, and flying of any aircraft close to the volcano is not allowed.

Phivolcs also warned that steam driven or phreatic eruptions may occur. (Gilbert Bayoran via The Visayan Daily Star (TVDS), photo courtesy of TVDS)


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