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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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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) activity update

Thursday Jun 13, 2013 14:27 PM | BY: T

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.
A slight increase in water temperature (from 33.0 to 33.9 deg C) and the level of the crater lake were measured on 6 June.
GPS data from May show that parts of the caldera remain weakly inflated compared to 2011 and the latest CO2 measurements from March were about 25% higher than in December. PHILVOLCS maintains alert level yellow.
Previous news
Saturday, Apr 06, 2013
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. [more]
Sunday, Mar 10, 2013
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]
Sunday, Mar 03, 2013
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). [more]
Sunday, Feb 17, 2013
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. [more]
Wednesday, Feb 06, 2013
Seismic activity remains at unalarming, although slightly elevated levels. During the past 2 days, PHILVOLCS detected 11 quakes. [more]

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