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February 06, 2020

PRESS RELEASE: MAYON VOLCANO MONITORING EQUIPMENT STOLEN

Two solar panels, 150 watts each, were stolen from the DOST-PHIVOLCS Mayon Resthouse (VMRH) station that hosts instruments for earthquake monitoring, Global Positioning System (GPS) and tiltmeter. This was discovered by Mayon Volcano Observatory personnel during their routine inspection and preventive maintenance service on 05 February 2020. With loss of…

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January 24, 2020

Taal Volcano Hazard Maps and Summary of Prone Barangays

Taal Hazard Maps List of Barangays  1. Taal Volcano Base Surge Hazard Map Summary of Barangays Prone to Taal Base Surge 2. Taal Volcano Tsunami and Fissuring Hazards Map Summary of Barangays Prone to Taal Volcanic Tsunami 3. Taal Volcano Ballistic Projectiles Hazard Map  Summary of Barangays Prone to Taal Ballistic Projectile…

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January 18, 2020

General Location of Fissures Related to the January 2020 Taal Volcano Eruptive Activity

The poster presents the documented fissures in different areas around Taal Volcano by the PHIVOLCS Quick Response Team.   

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January 18, 2020

Taal Volcano Article: Perla J. Delos Reyes, Ma. Antonia V. Bornas, Dale Dominey-Howes, Abigail C. Pidlaoan, Christina R. Magill, and Renato U. Solidum, Jr., A synthesis and review of historical eruptions at Taal Volcano, Southern Luzon, Philippines

Abstract   The Philippines is an area of persistent volcanism, being located in one of the most tectonically active regions in the world. Taal Volcano in Southern Luzon is the second most frequently erupting volcano of the 24 active volcanoes in the Philippines. A comprehensive and critical review of published…

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January 13, 2020

SUMMARY OF BARANGAYS SUSCEPTIBLE TO TAAL VOLCANO VOLCANIC TSUNAMI

Based on PHIVOLCS Hazard Data (2011) Administrative boundaries from PSA (2016) Download the list here.  

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January 13, 2020

SUMMARY OF BARANGAYS SUSCEPTIBLE TO TAAL VOLCANO BASE SURGE (BUFFER)

Based on PHIVOLCS Hazard Data (2011) Administrative boundaries from PSA (2016)

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WHAT'S NEW

February 17, 2020

TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN: 17 February 2020 8:00 A.M.

Activity in the Main Crater in the past 24 hours has been characterized by weak emission of steam-laden plumes rising 100 to 200 meters high before drifting southwest. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission was measured at…
February 17, 2020

MAYON VOLCANO BULLETIN: 17 February 2020 08:00 A.M.

Mayon Volcano’s seismic monitoring network recorded one (1) volcanic earthquake during the 24-hour observation period. Weak to moderate emission of white steam-laden plumes that crept downslope before drifting west-southwest to southwest was observed. Sulfur dioxide…
February 16, 2020

MAYON VOLCANO BULLETIN 16 February 2020 08:00 A.M.

Mayon Volcano’s seismic monitoring network did not detect any volcanic earthquake during the 24-hour observation period. Wispy to weak emission of white steam-laden plumes that crept downslope before drifting west-southwest was observed. Sulfur dioxide (SO2)…
February 16, 2020

TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 16 February 2020 8:00 A.M.

Activity in the Main Crater in the past 24 hours has been characterized by weak emission of steam-laden plumes rising 200 to 300 meters high before drifting southwest. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission was measured at…
February 15, 2020

TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 15 February 2020 8:00 A.M.

 Activity in the Main Crater in the past 24 hours has been characterized by weak emission of steam-laden plumes rising 50 to 100m high before drifting southwest. Sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission was below instrumental detection…
February 15, 2020

MAYON VOLCANO BULLETIN 15 February 2020 08:00 A.M.

 Mayon Volcano’s seismic monitoring network recorded one (1) volcanic earthquake during the 24-hour observation period. Weak to moderate emission of white steam-laden plumes that crept downslope before drifting west to north-northwest was observed. Sulfur dioxide…
February 14, 2020

TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 14 Pebrero 2020 8:00 AM

Pinababatid sa lahat ng kinauukulan na atin nang ibinababa ang alerto ng Bulkang Taal mula sa Alert Level 3 (ang taya ng malakas na pagsabog ay pansamantalang naibsan) pababa sa Alert Level 2 (pababang aktibidad…