2020 Taal Volcano eruption

volcanic eruption in the Philippines

The Taal Volcano in the Philippines erupted on January 12, 2020 with the alert level of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) escalating from Alert Level 2 to Alert Level 4.[1][2]

2020 Taal Volcano eruption
Taal Volcano's January 12, 2020 explosion
Date12 - 22 January 2020
LocationCalabarzon, Luzon, Philippines
TypePhreatic eruption
Strombolian eruption

The main crater spread ashes to Calabarzon, Metro Manila, and some parts of Central Luzon.[3][4]

References change

  1. "Alert Level 3 raised as Taal volcano manifests steam-driven explosion". Manila Bulletin. 12 January 2020. Archived from the original on 12 January 2020. Retrieved 13 January 2020.
  2. "PHIVOLCS warns of 'hazardous explosive eruption' of Taal Volcano soon". cnn. Archived from the original on 2020-01-14. Retrieved 2020-01-13.
  3. "LIST: Class suspensions due to Taal Volcano eruption". Inquirer.net. 12 January 2020.
  4. "Taal eruption puts NAIA flights on hold". GMA News. 12 January 2020.