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Taal volcano
caldera 311 m / 1,020 ft
Luzon, Philippines, 14°N / 120.99°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Taal volcano eruptions:
1977, 1976, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1911, 1904, 1903, 1885(?), 1878, 1874, 1873, 1842, 1825, 1808, 1790, 1754, 1749, 1731, 1729, 1716, 1715, 1709, 1707, 1645, 1641, 1635, 1634, 1609, 1591, 1572
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Taal volcano news & activity updates

Mon, 1 Jul 2013, 16:38
Seismic activity remains above background. During 26-27 June, PHILVOLCS recorded 15 volcanic earthquakes. ...more
Thu, 13 Jun 2013, 14:27
A pulse of more frequent earthquakes (7-9 per day) has been detected under the volcano in recent days. Other parameters show at present no significant changes. ...more [read all]
Sat, 6 Apr 2013, 15:24
Recently, the number of earthquakes has dropped to low (normal) levels of 0-3 on average. Still, some inflation in parts of the caldera and slightly elevated CO2 emissions are present and PHILVOLCS maintains yellow alert level.
Sun, 10 Mar 2013, 13:32
Earthquakes have decreased to averages of 2-3 per day, but there is still slight inflation of the Volcano Island in the caldera, PHILVOLCS reports. ...more
Sun, 3 Mar 2013, 16:56
Earthquake activity has decreased over the past weeks to averages of about 3 weak events per day. PHILVOLCS continues to maintain alert level 1 (unrest).
Sun, 17 Feb 2013, 15:44
Earthquake numbers continue to be elevated. During the past 24 hours, PHILVOLCS detected 14 quakes. Other parameters monitored at the volcano show no alarming signs.
Wed, 6 Feb 2013, 14:11
Seismic activity remains at unalarming, although slightly elevated levels. During the past 2 days, PHILVOLCS detected 11 quakes.
Mon, 4 Feb 2013, 17:00
Earthquake activity remains slightly elevated, but nothing else points toward a possible reawakening of the volcano in a near future. PHILVOLCS reported 10 quakes during the past 48 hours.
Fri, 1 Feb 2013, 13:13
8 more small earthquakes were registered during the past 2 days. Other monitored parameters show no alarming signs that would suggest an eruption in the near future.
Wed, 30 Jan 2013, 10:43
Elevated seismic activity continues. During yesterday-today, PHILVOLCS detected 13 volcanic earthquakes. ...more

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