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

Tue, 14 Jan 2020, 08:57
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

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