Close  

7 quakes felt on Mayon in last 24 hours

/ 01:34 PM July 03, 2019

LEGAZPI CITY –– Mayon Volcano continued to show signs of unrest, with seven low-frequency quakes and one rockfall event recorded by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) in the last 24 hours.

In its bulletin on Wednesday, Phivolcs said weak to moderate white steam-laden emissions also crept downslope.
Gas emission was measured at 680 tons per day, which is higher than the standard 500 tons per day.

ADVERTISEMENT

Phivolcs reiterated its call to the public to refrain from going into the six-kilometer danger zone and seven-kilometer extended danger zone while the volcano remained at alert level 2 (moderate level of unrest). Mar S. Arguelles

FEATURED STORIES

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Mayon Volcano, Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, Phivolcs, quakes, rockfall
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
lifestyle

Tasting the world in a scoop

November 17, 2019 06:05 AM

newsinfo

Lawmakers want regulation of e-cigarettes

November 17, 2019 05:55 AM

newsinfo

Think tank sees investors welcoming Robredo takeover

November 17, 2019 05:45 AM



© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.