Why is Mayon volcano considered as the most active volcano in the Philippines?
Mayon is the most active of the Philippines’ 22 active volcanoes. It draws tourists because of its symmetrical cone shape, which rises more than 8,000 feet above the Albay Gulf. But it has erupted 47 times since 1616. The deadliest, in 1814, killed more than 1,200 people and buried a village.
Is Taal Volcano the smallest volcano in the world?
Located around 2 hours’ south of Manila, Lake Taal is home to the world’s smallest volcano, an outcrop set within a lake within a crater…within another volcano!
What is the current status of Taal Volcano?
Alert Level 3 (Magmatic Unrest) now prevails over Taal Volcano.