Volcano Name:Taal Smithsonian Inst ID (SI_VNUM): 273070
Alternate Name:
Balantok
Binintiang Malaki
Binintiang Malaqui
Binintiang Munti
Lake Bombon
Macolod
Makulot
Mt. Batulao
Mt. Makiling
Mt. Sungay
Mt. Tabaro
Piro-Piraso
Pulo
Talisay
Volcano Island
Volcano Type:Caldera(s)
Latitude: 14.0016666700
Longitude: 120.9933333000
Region:Philippines and SE Asia Sub Region:Luzon
Date Entered:02/05/2012
 
Eruption Details
Eruption Start Date:28/9 /1965 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Historical records
Eruption Date Quality:High quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.033 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.090 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.000 (Calculated)
Maximum Column Height (km): 20.000 (Literature)
Maximum Intensity : 10.590 (Column Height)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Basalt
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Basalt
Eruption Start Date:15/5 /1754 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Historical records
Eruption Date Quality:High quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): > 0.040 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): > 0.100 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Not Available
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Eruption Start Date:11/8 /1749 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Historical records
Eruption Date Quality:High quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.040 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.100 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Not Available
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Eruption Start Date:24/9 /1716 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Historical records
Eruption Date Quality:High quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.040 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 0.100 (Assumed)
Magnitude : ? 4.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : ? 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Not Available
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Eruption Start Date:-4334 Date Error:263
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality:Not Entered Preferred Date:Y
C14 Date: 5530 C14 Date Error: 200
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 20.410 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 50.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : 6.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 6.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite-Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:

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