Alto volcano

Compound 1350 m / 4429 ft
Philippines, 11.11°N / 124.75°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Alto volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Friday, September 17, 2021 23:06 GMT (3 earthquakes)
Sep 18, 2021 7:06 am (GMT +8) (Sep 17, 2021 23:06 GMT)
2.2

41 km
20 km (12 mi)
0.9 km northwest of Ormoc City, Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines
Sep 17, 2021 9:50 pm (GMT +8) (Sep 17, 2021 13:50 GMT)
2.4

23 km
31 km (19 mi)
13 km west of Carigara, Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines
Sep 17, 2021 3:42 pm (GMT +8) (Sep 17, 2021 07:42 GMT)
2.2

1 km
33 km (21 mi)
Philippine Sea, 12 km northwest of Carigara, Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines
Thursday, September 16, 2021 23:31 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 17, 2021 7:31 am (GMT +8) (Sep 16, 2021 23:31 GMT)
2.9

1 km
34 km (21 mi)
Philippine Sea, 14 km northwest of Carigara, Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines
Monday, September 6, 2021 20:44 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 7, 2021 4:44 am (GMT +8) (Sep 6, 2021 20:44 GMT)
3.0

1 km
15 km (9.3 mi)
17 km north of Ormoc City, Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines

Background

The massive compound Alto volcano at the northern end of Leyte Island has K-Ar dates of 0.43-0.38 million years and contains the Tongonan geothermal field.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

Alto Photos

The basaltic stratovolcano Pico Alto (2351 m) on the Azores (Photo: Jiri VonDrak)
The basaltic stratovolcano Pico Alto (2351 m) on the Azores (Photo: Jiri VonDrak)
The Val Calanna seen from the top of the Salto della Giumenta (Etna) (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
The Val Calanna seen from the top of the Salto della Giumenta (Etna) (Photo: Emanuela / VolcanoDiscovery Italia)
 



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