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Philippines (the): Volcano: 2013/05/07 Country Information on DRR

Period 2013/05/07
Country or District Philippines (the)
Event Type 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.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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