Overall Orange alert Volcanic eruption for Mayon
in Philippines

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Mayon is expected to have a medium humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Name: Mayon
Lat/Lon: 13.255959 , 123.686027
Event Date: 23 Jan 2018 15:00 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: 4990000 people within 100km
Exposed Population 100km: No people affected
Volcanic explosivity index:
Population exposure index:
Inserted at: 24 Jan 2018 10:49 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.2 (PHL)

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Volcano Timeline

IDGDACS alert colorDateSource
1 23 Jan 2018 15:00 VAAC

Exposed population

The earthquake happened in Philippines , Region of Bicol (population 3,910,000) . The nearest places are Amtic, Malilipot, Libog, Guinobatan, Daraga, Legaspi, Pili, Ligao, Sagorong, Oas, and Virac.

Radius Population
100 km 4.9 million people
75 km 4.2 million people
50 km 2.5 million people
20 km 1 million people
10 km 250000 people
5 km 2700 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Bicol Philippines 3.9 million people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Amtic Bicol Philippines Village6 - 8 km
Malilipot Bicol Philippines Village5 19000 people 9 km
Libog Bicol Philippines Village5 11000 people 10 km
Guinobatan Bicol Philippines Village4 - 11 km
Daraga Bicol Philippines Village4 6600 people 12 km
Legaspi Bicol Philippines Village4 86000 people 14 km
Pili Bicol Philippines Village5 2100 people 14 km
Ligao Bicol Philippines Village4 10000 people 16 km
Sagorong Albay Philippines Village5 - 18 km
Oas Bicol Philippines Village4 - 20 km
Putiao Bicol Philippines Village5 2200 people 22 km
Biña Francia Bicol Philippines Village6 - 22 km
Polanqui Bicol Philippines Village5 - 22 km
Tiwi Bicol Philippines Village5 16000 people 22 km
Jovellar Bicol Philippines Village5 3800 people 23 km
Cayohoson Bicol Philippines Village5 - 24 km
Manito Bicol Philippines Village5 2900 people 25 km
Collat Bicol Philippines Village5 - 25 km
San Francisco Bicol Philippines Village5 2100 people 26 km
Buhi Bicol Philippines Village4 29000 people 26 km
Malama Bicol Philippines Village4 - 27 km
Gaba Bicol Philippines Village5 - 32 km
San Vicente Bicol Philippines Village5 2000 people 32 km
San Juan Bicol Philippines Village4 2300 people 34 km
Osiao Bicol Philippines Village6 2700 people 35 km
Iriga Bicol Philippines Village4 94000 people 35 km
Panganiran Bicol Philippines Village4 - 35 km
Pagnanitojan Bicol Philippines Village5 - 36 km
Pinagsalog Bicol Philippines Village5 - 36 km
Buga Bicol Philippines Village6 3600 people 37 km
Gampongan Bicol Philippines Village6 - 37 km
San Isidro Bicol Philippines Village4 2500 people 37 km
Nabua Bicol Philippines Village4 25000 people 38 km
Dancalan Bicol Philippines Village5 2100 people 38 km
Donsol Bicol Philippines Village4 6100 people 39 km
Baao Bicol Philippines Village4 19000 people 41 km
San Antonio Bicol Philippines Village5 - 41 km
Macalaya Bicol Philippines Village5 3600 people 41 km
Tenagbac Bicol Philippines Village5 - 42 km
Cagotaw Bicol Philippines Village5 - 42 km
Sagnay Bicol Philippines Village5 - 44 km
Sawanga Bacon Bicol Philippines Village5 - 46 km
Tigaon Bicol Philippines Village5 12000 people 46 km
Sorsogon Bicol Philippines Village4 82000 people 47 km
Ocampo Bicol Philippines Village4 2800 people 47 km
Rapu Rapu Bicol Philippines Village5 - 48 km
Balatan Bicol Philippines Village5 4400 people 49 km
Magallanes Sorsogon Philippines Village5 2700 people 49 km
Adiagñao Bicol Philippines Village6 - 51 km
Bagoladio Bicol Philippines Village6 - 51 km
Abuyog Bicol Philippines Village5 3300 people 53 km
Caorasan Bicol Philippines Village5 - 53 km
Pangpang Bicol Philippines Village5 - 53 km
Goa Bicol Philippines Village5 20000 people 54 km
Bitaogan Bicol Philippines Village5 - 54 km
Mabini Sorsogon Philippines Village5 - 55 km
Guiangra Bicol Philippines Village5 - 55 km
Casiguran Sorsogon Philippines Village5 8500 people 55 km
San Agustin Bicol Philippines Village5 2200 people 56 km
Lagonoy Bicol Philippines Village5 7200 people 56 km
Linao Bicol Philippines Village5 - 57 km
Guijalo Bicol Philippines Village5 2500 people 58 km
Biten Bicol Philippines Village5 - 58 km
Sialat Bicol Philippines Village5 - 58 km
Calolbon Bicol Philippines Village4 4900 people 60 km
Prieto Diaz Bicol Philippines Village5 - 60 km
Danao Bicol Philippines Village5 - 60 km
Caramoan Bicol Philippines Village5 3400 people 60 km
Gubat Bicol Philippines Village4 13000 people 60 km
Pili Bicol Philippines Village6 22000 people 61 km
Magnesia Catanduanes Philippines Village5 - 61 km
Colongcogong Bicol Philippines Village5 - 61 km
Antolon Bicol Philippines Village6 - 61 km
Lupi Bicol Philippines Village5 2200 people 62 km
Escuala Bicol Philippines Village5 - 62 km
Dolos Bicol Philippines Village5 - 62 km
Madanlog Philippines Village5 - 63 km
Bogtong Bicol Philippines Village5 - 63 km
Pandanan Bicol Philippines Village5 - 63 km
Guindahap Philippines Village5 - 64 km
Bikal Camarines Sur Philippines Village5 - 65 km
Turel Bicol Philippines Village5 - 66 km
Bocaengaño Bicol Philippines Village5 - 66 km
Bulan Bicol Philippines City 28000 people 68 km
San Fernando Bicol Philippines Village5 6200 people 68 km
Dancalan Bicol Philippines Village6 - 68 km
San Isidro Bicol Philippines Village5 3000 people 69 km
Naga Bicol Philippines City 140000 people 69 km
Garchitorena Camarines Sur Philippines Village5 4800 people 69 km
Tagalan Sadit Bicol Philippines Village5 - 70 km
Virac Bicol Philippines Village4 14000 people 70 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Legaspi LGP 20 Civ. Paved No 6800 12 km
Sorsogon 37 Civ. Unpaved No 3200 46 km
Naga WNP 43 Civ. Paved No 4600 58 km
Virac VRC 37 Civ. Paved No 5100 67 km
Masbate MBT 15 Civ. Paved No 3900 98 km

Ports

Name LOCODE Country Distance
Legazpi PHLGP Philippines 13 km
Tabaco Philippines 14 km
Coal Harbor Philippines 24 km
Donsol Philippines 40 km
Sorsogon Philippines 47 km
Magallanes Bay Philippines 50 km
Casiguran Philippines 54 km
Tabaco / Legaspi PHTBC Philippines 59 km
Bulan Philippines 68 km
Virac Catanduanes Island Philippines 72 km
Masbate PHMBT Philippines 72 km
Port Barrera Philippines 88 km
Tandoc PHTDC Philippines 97 km
Masbate Philippines 98 km

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