Overall Orange alert Volcanic eruption for Mayon
in Philippines

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Mayon can have a medium humanitarian impact based on the exposed population and 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
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI:
Population Exposure Index PEI:
Inserted at: 24 Jan 2018 10:49 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity of the alert score: 4.2 (Philippines)


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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 224 | About casualties: 6 | Last hour: 0

ERUPTION VIDÉO. Le volcan philippin en éruption crache d'immenses font ... Thu, 25 Jan 2018 17:47:00 +0100.

Mayon volcano erupts for the second straight day Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 as seen from Legazpi city, Albay province, southeast of Manila, Philippines. The Philippines' most active volcano ejected a huge column of lava fragments, ash and smoke
Is the Pacific Ring of Fire raging?Thu, 25 Jan 2018 14:24:00 +0100.

MANILA -- The Pacific Ring of Fire is "active," warned the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) in a tweet last Tuesday, Jan. 23. The warning came, as a series of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes are taking place acr
Mayon is still getting fired up, seismologists warnThu, 25 Jan 2018 11:35:00 +0100.

Rescue workers have evacuated more than 70,000 people from around the erupting Mayon volcano in the northeastern Philippines, but scientists have warned that magma is still building up under the ground and gas and lava emissions could conti
Philippines : spectaculaire éruption du volcan MayonThu, 25 Jan 2018 06:55:00 +0100.

Entré en éruption il y a deux semaines, le volcan Mayon crache toujours de la lave, tandis que des nuages géants de cendre sortent du cratère. Des ... Nous sommes heureux de vous compter parmi nos fidèles lecteurs. L’accès à l’intégralité

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (31), (1), INGV (2), WMO (1), INFORM (2),