TAAL VOLCANO

Summary of 24Hr Observation

(from 5AM yesterday to 5AM today)

Date: 18 August 2022

(Low-level unrest)

ALERT LEVEL

1

Date: 18 August 2022

ALERT LEVEL

(Low-level unrest)

1

PARAMETERS

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Seismicity

19 volcanic tremors (2-5 minute duration) + low-level background tremor

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Temperature

Main Crater Lake

66.5 ℃ (27 April 2022)

SO2

Sulfur Dioxide Flux

5119 tonnes / day (17 August 2022)

Plume
Plume

1500 meters tall; Voluminous emission; northeast drift

ground deformation
Ground Deformation

Slight inflation of TVI and Western Taal Caldera, while deflation of Eastern Taal Caldera

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Earthquake Location:
Past 24 hours
Past 2 weeks
Earthquake Location:
Past 24 hours
Past 2 weeks
Total no. of volcanic earthquake: 19 Total no. w/ enough record for location: 0

RECOMMENDATION/COMMENT

Not allowed

  • Entry into Taal Volcano Island (Permanent Danger Zone or PDZ) , especially the Main Crater and Daang Kastila fissures, and occupancy and boating on Taal Lake
  • Flying any aircraft close to the volcano

Reminder

Possible hazards that can occur:

  • steam-driven or phreatic or gas-driven explosions
  • volcanic earthquakes
  • minor ashfall
  • lethal accumulations or expulsions of volcanic gas
Location of Taal Volcano: Province of Batangas
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