2020 Taal Volcano eruption

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2020 Taal Volcano eruption
Taal Volcano - 12 January 2020.jpg
Taal Volcano's January 12, 2020 explosion
DateJanuary 12, 2020 – present
LocationCalabarzon, Luzon, Philippines
TypePhreatic eruption, Strombolian eruption

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]

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

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alert Level 3 raised as Taal volcano manifests steam-driven explosion". Manila Bulletin. 12 January 2020.
  2. "PHIVOLCS warns of 'hazardous explosive eruption' of Taal Volcano soon". cnn. 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.