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Taal volcano
caldera 311 m / 1,020 ft
Luzon, Philippines, 14°N / 120.99°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Taal volcano eruptions:
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 (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
Tuesday, Jan 14, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Monday, Jan 13, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Detected thermal signals from the Taal´s main crater captured by satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Monday, Jan 13, 2020
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. ... [more]
Satellite image of Taal volcano on 13 Jan 2020
Monday, Jan 13, 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. ... [more]
Eruption from Taal volcano yesterday (credit: Migule De Guzman)
Monday, Jan 13, 2020
The volcano entered to a period of increased phreatic activity. ... [more]

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