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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
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Taal volcano news & activity updates

Taal volcano (Luzon, Philippines): the magmatic and hydrovolcanic activity of the volcano continues at high levels

Tuesday Jan 14, 2020 08:57 AM | BY: MARTIN
Lava fountains generated 800 m dark grey plume and drifted SW. New fissures and cracks were observed in Mahabang Dahilig, Dayapan, Palanas, Sangalang, Poblacion, Lemery Pansipit, Agoncillo.
An ongoing ashfall was recorded in regions of Lemery, Talisay, Taal, Cuenca, and Batangas.
The seismic station records 49 volcano-tectonic earthquakes today between at 2:00 and 10:00 local time of which 7 were felt in area of Tagaytay City.
It was released 5299 tons/day of sulfur dioxide.
Alert level remains at 4 on a scale of 0-5. The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and pyroclastic flows and tsunamis could affect an area of about 14 km distance from the main crater.
Source: Phillippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology volcano activity update 14 January 2020
Previous news
Monday, Jan 13, 2020
Detected thermal signals from the Taal´s main crater captured by satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
PHIVOLCS recorded that the activity of the volcano continues with lava fountaining. Lava fountains on the N flank remain active, currently about 500 m long. New vents were observed. ... read all
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

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