Philippines: Taal volcano at alert level 1, emitting sulfur dioxide says Phivolcs

The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported on Saturday that the Taal Volcano is releasing more sulfur dioxide (SO2) gas, causing volcanic smog or vog.

Based on Phivolcs’ 8am advisory, the volcano is still at Alert Level 1, which denotes low-level unrest, and has recorded a total of 13,572 tons/day of SO2 gas emission from its main crater.

In the most recent monitoring period, a total of five shallow volcanic tremor activities, ranging in duration from three to eight minutes, were noted. BKM/ Expat Media

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