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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION FL050 REPORTED AT 20200112/0701Z OBS VA DTG: 12/0700Z

Sunday Jan 12, 2020 07:30 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Taal volcano on 12 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Taal volcano on 12 Jan 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 07:19 UTC, 12/01/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200112/0719Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: TAAL 273070
PSN: N1400 E12100
AREA: PHILIPPINES
SUMMIT ELEV: 311M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/1
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 PHIVOLCS RPHI
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION FL050 REPORTED AT 20200112/0701Z
OBS VA DTG: 12/0700Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL050 060/7KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: WE WILL ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA IS DETECTED IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Friday, Mar 29, 2019
Satellite image of Taal volcano
The volcano has been becoming more restless and is showing signs of a possible reawakening. PHIVOLCS raised its alert status from 0 (normal) to 1 (abnormal) yesterday. ... read all
Monday, Jul 01, 2013
Seismic activity remains above background. During 26-27 June, PHILVOLCS recorded 15 volcanic earthquakes. read all
Thursday, Jun 13, 2013
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. ... read all
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. ... read all
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. read all

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