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March 17, 2020

ANNOUNCEMENT: SUSPENSION OF HAZARDS ASSESSMENT SERVICES

DOST-PHIVOLCS suspends its Hazards Assessment Services from March 17, 2020 to April 13, 2020. This means that the Institute will neither be accepting requests nor will it be releasing Signed Hazard Assessment Reports and related services within the period.  The temporary suspension of services is in response to the government’s…

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February 21, 2020

PHIVOLCS REDAS Team Received Gawad Kalasag Award

The PHIVOLCS Rapid Earthquake Damage Assessment System (REDAS) Team was awarded the Special Recognition for Group Category during the 21st Gawad Kalasag Awarding Ceremony held at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) on December 6, 2019.  The Kalasag award is a national search award for Excellence in Disaster Risk reduction…

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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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April 04, 2020

TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN: 04 April 2020 08:00 A.M.

Activity in the Main Crater in the past 24 hours has been characterized by weak emission of white to dirty white steam-laden plumes rising 50 to 100 meters high before drifting southwest. The Taal Volcano…
April 04, 2020

MAYON VOLCANO BULLETIN: 04 April 2020 08:00 A.M.

Mayon Volcano’s seismic monitoring network did not detect any volcanic earthquake during the 24-hour observation period. Moderate emission of white steam-laden plumes that crept downslope before drifting west-southwest was observed. Faint crater glow from the…
April 04, 2020

KANLAON VOLCANO BULLETIN: 04 April 2020 08:00 A.M.

Kanlaon Volcano's seismic monitoring network recorded one (1) volcanic earthquake during the 24-hour observation period.  Ground deformation data from continuous GPS measurements indicate a period of long-term slow inflation of the edifice since 2017, while…
April 03, 2020

KANLAON VOLCANO BULLETIN 03 April 2020 08:00 A.M.

Kanlaon Volcano's seismic monitoring network did not detect any volcanic earthquake during the 24-hour observation period. Ground deformation data from continuous GPS measurements indicate a period of long-term slow inflation of the edifice since 2017,…
April 03, 2020

MAYON VOLCANO BULLETIN 03 April 2020 08:00 A.M.

Mayon Volcano’s seismic monitoring network recorded one (1) volcanic earthquake and five (5) rockfall events during the 24-hour observation period. Moderate emission of white steam-laden plumes that crept downslope before drifting west and west-southwest was…
April 03, 2020

TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 03 April 2020 08:00 A.M.

Activity in the Main Crater in the past 24 hours has been characterized by weak emission of white to dirty white steam-laden plumes rising 50 to 100 meters high before drifting northeast. The Taal Volcano…
April 02, 2020

TAAL VOLCANO BULLETIN 02 April 2020 08:00 A.M.

Activity in the Main Crater in the past 24 hours has been characterized by weak emission of white to dirty white steam-laden plumes rising 50 meters high before drifting southwest. Weak steaming was also observed…

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