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Taal volcano
caldera 311 m / 1,020 ft
Luzon, Philippines, 14°N / 120.99°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 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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Explosive
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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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Satellite image of Taal volcano on 14 Jan 2020
Tuesday, Jan 14, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, Jan 14, 2020
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. ... [more]
Tuesday, Jan 14, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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