TAAL VOLCANO

Summary of 24Hr Observation

(from 5AM yesterday to 5AM today)

Date: 20 February 2023

(Low-level unrest)

ALERT LEVEL

1

Date: 20 February 2023

ALERT LEVEL

(Low-level unrest)

1

PARAMETERS

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Seismicity

1 volcanic earthquake

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Acidity

Main Crater Lake

0.76 (12 October 2022)

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Temperature

Main Crater Lake

65.1 ℃ (12 October 2022)

SO2

Sulfur Dioxide Flux

4,758 tonnes / day (16 February 2023); upwelling of hot volcanic fluids in the Main Crater Lake

Plume
Plume

Voluminous emission; 1,200 meters tall; southwest drift

ground deformation
Ground Deformation

Long-term deflation of the Taal Caldera and Taal Volcano Island

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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: 1 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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