TAAL VOLCANO

Summary of 24Hr Observation

(from 5AM yesterday to 5AM today)

Date: 22 August 2023

(Low-level unrest)

ALERT LEVEL

1

Date: 22 August 2023

ALERT LEVEL

(Low-level unrest)

1

PARAMETERS

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Seismicity

12 volcanic earthquakes including 3 volcanic tremors (2-5 minutes long)

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Acidity

Main Crater Lake

0.48 (21 February 2023)

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Temperature

Main Crater Lake

74.1 ℃ (17 April 2023)

SO2

Sulfur Dioxide Flux

3763 tonnes / day (21 August 2023); observed upwelling of hot volcanic fluids in the Main Crater Lake

Plume
Plume

1200 meters tall; Moderate emission; northeast drift

ground deformation
Ground Deformation

Long-term deflation of the Taal Caldera; short-term inflation of the northern flanks of the 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: 12 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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