DATASET

Taal Volcano eruption in Philippines (2020-01-13)

Collection: CEMS-RM : CEMS Rapid Mapping 

Description


Activation time (UTC): 2020-01-13 14:11:00
Event time (UTC): 2020-01-12 00:00:00
Event type: Volcanic activity (Ash fall)

Activation reason:
On 12 January, Taal volcano, located in the Batangas Province (central-western Luzon), started erupting an ash plume 10-15 km high, followed by a magmatic eruption including weak lava flow. Widespread ash fall was recorded in several locations, including the cities of Manila and Quezon. According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), around 24.500 people have been displaced and sheltered in 75 evacuation centres in Batangas Province, seven cities experienced power outages and 3 roads have been closed.

Reference products: 1
Delineation products: 1
Grading products: 1

Copernicus Emergency Management Service - Mapping is a service funded by European Commission aimed at providing actors in the management of natural and man-made disasters, in particular Civil Protection Authorities and Humanitarian Aid actors, with mapping products based on satellite imagery.

Contact

Email
jrc-ems-rapidmapping (at) ec.europa.eu

Contributors

How to cite

European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) (2020): Taal Volcano eruption in Philippines (2020-01-13). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID: http://data.europa.eu/89h/4072cd7d-4c8d-47ce-928f-65b7cc9246e1

Keywords

CEMS Copernicus Copernicus Emergency Management Service Copernicus Emergency Management Service Rapid Mapping Activation Copernicus EMS Copernicus Service Emergency Emergency Management EMSR418 Mapping Philippines PHL Rapid Mapping Volcanic activity

Data access

Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping Activation [EMSR418]: Taal Volcano eruption in Philippines (2020-01-13)
URL 
  • All maps produced in scope of this Copernicus EMS Rapid Mapping activation downloadable as georeferenced PDFs, TIFFs and JPEGs together with relevant vector data (SHP, KML) as well.

Spatial coverage

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Lineage information

No additional information

Additional information

Published by
European Commission, Joint Research Centre
Created date
2021-04-19
Modified date
2021-04-19
Issued date
2020-01-13
Landing page
https://emergency.copernicus.eu/EMSR418 
Language(s)
English
Data theme(s)
Regions and cities, Science and technology
Update frequency
unknown
Identifier
http://data.europa.eu/89h/4072cd7d-4c8d-47ce-928f-65b7cc9246e1
Popularity
03 Jun 2024: 2 visits