November 23, 2014 - PHILIPPINES - At least nine volcanic quakes were recorded from the restive Mayon Volcano in the last 48 hours, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said Sunday.
Three were registered on Saturday and six on Friday.
In its 8 a.m. update, Phivolcs also recorded an emission of white "moderate to voluminous" steam plumes that drifted west-southwest, west-northwest, northeast, and southeast. Also, it recorded a crater glow at Intensity I Friday night.
Phivolcs likewise observed a crater glow at Intensity I Saturday night.
Also, Phivolcs said Mayon's alert level remains at 3, meaning an eruption is still likely within weeks.
More than 12,000 families were evacuated from their homes in Mayon's danger zone since mid-September, when Phivolcs raised the alert level at Mayon to 3.
Last November 3, the Office of Civil Defense allowed residents in the seven- to eight-kilometer extended danger zone to return home for now.
On November 4, many families whose homes were with in the extended danger zone were allowed to go home. - GMA Network.