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It's Seen Nearly 50 Eruptions in 400 Years. Now, Another Looms

Threat level raised to 3 amid indications Mayon volcano will soon blow

(Newser) - "Signs of imminent eruption" is not a phrase one living on the island of Luzon likely wants to hear. But, per CNN , that's what is being said about the Mayon volcano in the Philippines. On the heels of three steam eruptions Sunday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and... More »

Volcano Threat Rises as Quakes Strengthen

Major Mayon eruption seen as imminent

(Newser) - Almost all of the 47,000 residents living on the slopes of a rumbling volcano in the central Philippines have moved to emergency shelters, as quakes grew stronger yesterday and red hot lava flows reached three miles from the crater. Scientists raised Mayon's alert level to one step below a... More »

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