PHIVOLCS: 15 volcanic quakes monitored in Kanlaon in past 24 hours

(Eagle News) — Fifteen volcanic earthquakes were monitored in Kanlaon in the last 24 hours.

According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, also monitored at the volcano was a weak steam plume.

Sulfur dioxide flux was pegged at 151 tons.

PHIVOLCS said also monitored was partial volcanic swelling.

PHIVOLCS reminded the public about the ban on entry into the 4-kilometer permanent danger zone.

It also advised pilots against flying close to the volcano.

In June, PHIVOLCS announced the raising of the volcano’s alert level to 1 from zero following a 17-minute phreatic eruption.

The phreatic eruption was followed by another a few days later.