Taal volcano (Philippines) eruption update: activity continues to slowly decrease

Пн, 27 янв 2020, 11:47
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Earthquakes under Taal volcano during the past days
Earthquakes under Taal volcano during the past days
The activity of the volcano has continued to slowly decrease. During the past week, it has been characterized by "weak to moderate emission of white steam-laden plumes 50 to 800 meters high that drifted northeast."
In its latest bulletin, the volcano observatory reports sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions dropped to an average of 87 tonnes/day. Seismic activity remains elevated, but also decreased compared to 1-2 weeks ago: "The Taal Volcano Network recorded one hundred seventy (170) volcanic earthquakes including four (4) low-frequency earthquakes."
"Alert Level 3 is maintained over Taal Volcano. DOST-PHIVOLCS reminds the public that sudden steam-driven and even weak phreatomagmatic explosions, volcanic earthquakes, ashfall, and lethal volcanic gas expulsions can still occur and threaten areas within Taal Volcano Island and nearby lakeshores. DOST-PHIVOLCS recommends that entry into the Taal Volcano Island as well as into areas over Taal Lake and communities west of the island within a seven (7) km radius from the Main Crater must be strictly prohibited." (PHIVOLCS)

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