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Philippines : Volcano : 2013/05/07
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Duration 2013/05/07
Country
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District
Philippines
Name Volcano
Outline Mount Mayon, one of the Philippines' most active volcanoes spewed a giant ash cloud on Tuesday 7 May 2013. According to a state seismologist, people living around Mount Mayon did not need to evacuate, describing the event as a "minor steam-driven explosion" of ash deposits at the crater mouth making contact with rain.

Summary
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Report/Articles
  • AFP 2013/05/07
    Five people including foreign tourists are feared dead after the eruption of Mount Mayon, authorities said.