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Kanlaon Volcano spews ash; no injuries reported

/ 11:44 PM November 23, 2015
Residents look towards the Kanlaon volcano from Kanlaon, central philippines. AFP File Photo

Residents look towards the Kanlaon volcano from Kanlaon, central philippines. AFP File Photo

KANLAON Volcano in Negros region on Monday night spewed ash that reached  4,921 feet (1,500 meters) above its summit.

The minor ash eruption started at 9:55 p.m. and ended at 10:03 p.m., according to a notification by the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS).

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Rumbling noise was heard in Barangay Mananawin and Sitio Upper Pantao, Barangay Pula, Canlao City in Negros Oriental province as the volcano ejected ash.

Kanlaon Volcano, which has an elevation 2,435 meters, has erupted 26 times, making it one of the most active volcanoes in central Philippines.

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The initial report did not mention any injuries or damage to property. Anthony Q. Esguerra

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