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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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Taal volcano eruptions:
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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Taal volcano news & activity updates

Taal Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING OBS VA DTG: 12/2100Z

Sunday Jan 12, 2020 21:30 PM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU01 at 21:21 UTC, 12/01/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200112/2100Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: TAAL 273070
PSN: N1400 E12100
AREA: PHILIPPINES
SUMMIT ELEV: 311M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/5
INFO SOURCE: VAAC TOKYO
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSIONS CONTINUING
OBS VA DTG: 12/2100Z
OBS VA CLD:
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/0300Z
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/0900Z
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/1500Z
RMK: PLEASE SEE FVFE01 RJTD 122100 ISSUED BY VAAC TOKYO
WHICH DESCRIBES CONDITIONS OVER OR NEAR THE VAAC DARWIN AREA
OF RESPONSIBILITY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200113/0000Z

Previous news
Sunday, Jan 12, 2020
Spectacular view of the eruption from Batangas. Credit: Domcar Lagto
Taal is erupting for the first time since 1977, and has sent a steam-and-ash plume to 16.8km (55,000ft), accompanied by a lot of lightning. PHIVOLCS has raised the Alert Level to 4 on a scale of 0-5. It is currently unknown whether the eruption is phreatic or phreatomagmatic. ... read all
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
 

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