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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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2020, 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
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Taal volcano (Luzon, Philippines): no significant change in activity has occurred since the last update

Monday Mar 16, 2020 08:53 AM | BY: MARTIN

Taal volcano from satellite on 13 March (image: Sentinel 2)
Taal volcano from satellite on 13 March (image: Sentinel 2)
PHIVOLCS recorded occasional minor emissions of steam plumes that rose 164 ft-328 ft (50 m-100 m) above the summit and drifted southwest.
Additionally recorded 13 volcano-tectonic earthquake associated with rock fracturing beneath the edifice of which 2 earthquakes with magnitude M 2.6 at 15:11 local time and M 2.4 at 21:08 local time were felt in area of Poblacion, Lemery, Banyaga and Agoncillo.
Source: Phillippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology volcano activity update 16 March 2020
Previous news
Minor emissions of steam plumes from Taal volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020
PHIVOLCS recorded occasional minor emissions of steam plumes that rose 164 ft-328 ft (50 m-100 m) above the summit and drifted northeast. ... [more]
Saturday, Feb 08, 2020
No significant changes in activity of the volcano have occurred during the past days: ... [more]
Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions from Taal volcano on 5 February (image: PHIVOLCS)
Thursday, Feb 06, 2020
PHIVOLCS reported that during 29 January-4 February surveillance cameras observed a white steam plume which reached approx. 3,645 ft (1,111 m) altitude and drifted SW. ... [more]
Monday, Feb 03, 2020
Over the past 24 hours, DOST-PHIVOLCS observed “moderate to voluminous emission of dirty-white to white steam-laden plumes rising 800 meters high before drifting southwest.” On February 1st 2020, sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions was measured at an average of 97 tonnes/day. ... [more]

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