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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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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 (Luzon, Philippines) activity update: explosive eruption is possible within hours to days

Wednesday Jan 15, 2020 08:16 AM | BY: MARTIN
Lava fountains generated 1,000 m dark grey plume and drifted SW. New fissures and cracks were observed in Mahabang Dahilig, Dayapan, Palanas, Sangalang, Poblacion, Lemery, Pansipit, Agoncillo, Mataas and Bilibinwang.
The seismic station records 159 volcano-tectonic earthquakes of which 28 were felt.
It was released 1686 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. Explosive eruption is possible within hours to days.
Source: Phillippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology volcano activity update 15 January 2020
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