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Taal volcano
caldera 311 m / 1,020 ft
Luzon, Philippines, 14°N / 120.99°E
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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
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Taal Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY OBS VA DTG: 13/1120Z to 36000 ft (11000 m)

Monday Jan 13, 2020 12:15 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Taal volcano on 13 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Taal volcano on 13 Jan 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 36000 ft (11000 m) altitude or flight level 360 and is moving at 30 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVFE01 at 12:00 UTC, 13/01/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200113/1200Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: TAAL 273070
PSN: N1400 E12100
AREA: PHILIPPINES
SUMMIT ELEV: 311M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/12
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CONTINUOUSLY OBS IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
OBS VA DTG: 13/1120Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL360 N1800 E12507 - N1806 E12556 - N1706 E12552 -
N1642 E12517 - N1714 E12448 MOV NE 30KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/1720Z SFC/FL360 N2115 E13055 - N1829 E12904 -
N1627 E12502 - N1913 E12724 - N2105 E13007
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NO VA EXP
RMK: SOME PART OF VA OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD.
NXT ADVISORY: 20200113/1500Z=

Previous news
Monday, Jan 13, 2020
Eruption from Taal volcano yesterday (credit: Migule De Guzman)
The volcano entered to a period of increased phreatic activity. ... read all
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

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