Taal volcano (Luzon, Philippines): high thermal anomaly

Thu, 3 Sep 2020, 07:17
07:17 AM | BY: MARTIN
High thermal anomaly at Taal volcano detected by MIROVA (image: MIROVA)
High thermal anomaly at Taal volcano detected by MIROVA (image: MIROVA)
According to MIROVA Detection System a high thermal anomaly (380 MW) was detected in satellite images yesterday at 02:40 local time.
PHIVOLCS reported that weak fumarolic activity or passive emissions of steam occurred that rose approx. 5 m above the crater and drifted NE.
The seismic station records 8 volcanic earthquakes.
Volcanic Alert Level 1 remains unchanged.
Source: Phillippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology volcano activity update 3 September 2020

Previous news

Tue, 18 Aug 2020, 07:56
Steam plume from Taal volcano today (image: @iwannakish/twitter)
PHIVOLCS reported that 20 m high gas-steam plume occurred today at the vents of the Main Crater and extending to the south-southwest of the volcano. ... Read all
Wed, 8 Apr 2020, 06:00
PHIVOLCS reported that during 8-9 April steam plumes rose 100-300 m above the Taal's main vent and drifted SW. Weak steaming (plumes up to 20 m high) from ground cracks was visible during 8-14 April along the Daang Kastila trail which connects the N part of Volcano Island to the N part of the main crater. PHIVOLCS had lowered the Alert Level to 1 (on a scale of 0-5) on 19 March and recommended no entry onto Volcano Island, the area defined as the Permanent Danger Zone. ... Read all
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