Mayon activity waning as Phivolcs notes tremors, rockfalls decreasing
MANILA, Philippines — Mayon Volcano produced fewer volcanic tremors and rockfalls on Thursday, according to state volcanologists.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) logged two volcanic tremors and 306 rockfall events from 5:00 a.m. on Wednesday to 5:00 a.m. on Thursday.
In the previous update, the volcano recorded seven volcanic temblors and 309 rockfall events.
On the other hand, the volcano recorded a slight increase in terms of sulfur dioxide flux to 193 tons per day from 149 tons a day.
The volcano monitor classified Mayon Volcano under Alert Level 3 since last Thursday (June 8) due to “potential explosive activity happening within days or weeks.”
According to state seismologists, the unrest in Mayon Volcano could last for a few months based on their observations.