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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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Taal volcano news & activity updates

Taal Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION FL030 EXTD SW REPORTED AT 20200123/2208Z OBS VA DTG: 23/2210Z

Thursday Jan 23, 2020 22:30 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Taal volcano on 23 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Taal volcano on 23 Jan 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Tokyo (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVFE01 at 22:28 UTC, 23/01/20 from RJTD
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200123/2228Z
VAAC: TOKYO
VOLCANO: TAAL 273070
PSN: N1400 E12100
AREA: PHILIPPINES
SUMMIT ELEV: 311M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/43
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8 PHIVOLCS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NIL
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION FL030 EXTD SW REPORTED AT 20200123/2208Z
OBS VA DTG: 23/2210Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND FL030 080/19KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: NOT AVBL
RMK: WE WILL ISSUE FURTHER ADVISORY IF VA IS DETECTED IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020
The activity of the volcano has continued to decrease overall, showing no significant changes: the observatory reported it was characterized by "weak emission of white steam-laden plumes 50 to 500 meters high from the Main Crater that drifted southwest. ... [more]
Depth vs time of earthquakes beneath Taal volcano during the past days
Monday, Jan 20, 2020
The surface activity from the main crater of the volcano continued to slowly decrease, characterized by steady steam emission and infrequent weak explosions that generated ash plumes rising 500 to 1000 meters and dispersing light ash to the southwest. ... [more]
Recent earthquakes under Taal volcano
Sunday, Jan 19, 2020
The volcano's activity has not changed significantly during the past 24 hours and remains at low levels, with weak emissions of steam plumes rising 300 to 500 meters high from the Main Crater and drifting to the southwest mostly. ... [more]

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