The activity registered in the Mayon volcano in the Philippines, which forced the evacuation of 12,000 people last Tuesday in the face of a possible eruption, continues to rise, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Philvolcs) reported Wednesday. According to the government agency, Mayon, located in the eastern Philippines and about 360 kilometers from the capital, has caused 45 volcanic earthquakes and 270 rockfalls in the last 24 hours. “It’s already erupting, but not in an explosive state,” said Philvolcs’ executive director.

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