Mayon Volcano in the Philippines • • Image Gallery

Tens of thousands of people living within the danger zone of the Mayon Volcano in the Philippines were forced to evacuate. On the evening of Dec. 14, the local volcano observatory raised the alert level to Level 3. This natural-color image of the Mayon Volcano was captured on Dec. 15, 2009, by the Advanced Land Imager on NASA’s Earth Observing-1 (EO-1) satellite.

News coming your way
The biggest news about our planet delivered to you each day