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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
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Taal Volcano (Philippines): Continued moderate activity

Monday Feb 03, 2020 15:44 PM | BY: MATTHEW

Over the past 24 hours, DOST-PHIVOLCS observed “moderate to voluminous emission of dirty-white to white steam-laden plumes rising 800 meters high before drifting southwest.” On February 1st 2020, sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions was measured at an average of 97 tonnes/day.
“Taal Volcano’s seismic monitoring network recorded one hundred thirty-four (134) volcanic earthquakes, including one (1) low-frequency event. Two of these events at 4:20am and 5:42am (local time) registered respectively at magnitude M3.2 and M2.3, the first having been felt at Intensity IV in Laurel and Agoncillo, Intensity III in Lemery, Batangas and Intensity II in Tagaytay City.”
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Links / Sources:
  • https://www.phivolcs.dost.gov.ph/index.php/taal-volcano-bulletin-menu/9730-taal-volcano-bulletin-03-february-2020-8-00-a-m
Previous news
Earthquakes under Taal volcano during the past days
Monday, Jan 27, 2020
The activity of the volcano has continued to slowly decrease. During the past week, it has been characterized by "weak to moderate emission of white steam-laden plumes 50 to 800 meters high that drifted northeast." ... [more]
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]
 

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