Mayon ejects lava for the third time Thursday – Phivolcs
The Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology (Phivolcs) recorded the third lava fountaining event at Mt. Mayon this Thursday.
Officials said the episode was smaller compared to the previous ones because the lava fountaining at 8:45 a.m. Thursday measured 150 meters.
It nevertheless produced a 500-meter ash plume towards west-northwest from the crater of restive volcano.
Phivolcs also noted that no rumbling sound was heard when Mayon spewed lava this time.
Earlier, Mayon posted two events of lava fountaining.
The first incident for Thursday was at 2:02 a.m. with 400-meter high lava fountain, and another one at 6:11 a.m. with 300-meter high lava fountain. /kga
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