Ambalatungan volcano

compound volcano 2329 m / 7,641 ft
Luzon Island, Philippines, 17.32°N / 121.1°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

The Ambalatungan group is a cluster of several volcanoes on northern Luzon Island, Philippines, conprising Ambalatungan, Bumabag, Podakan, and Binuluan volcanoes, aligned roughly E-W.
Ambalatungan volcano is dacitic in composition, and has a steep-walled crater, inside which there are hot springs and strong fumarole vents which produce loud noises and have sulphur deposits.
Bumabag volcano is located only 3 km east of Ambalatungan and has 2 craters that also produce strong fumarolic activity.
Podakan volcano is 1 km SE of Bumabag and also has a large steam vent.
A possible steam eruption might have occurred from Mount Binuluan in 1952, which killed 12 people by a sulfur-rich debris flow.

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Typical eruption style: explosive
Ambalatungan volcano eruptions: unknown

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 18:26 GMT (1 earthquake)
Dec 1, 2021 2:26 am (GMT +8) (Nov 30, 2021 18:26 GMT)
2.6

100 km
41 km (25 mi)
Province of Abra, Cordillera, 49 km southeast of Vigan City, Philippines
Monday, November 29, 2021 17:17 GMT (1 earthquake)
Nov 30, 2021 1:17 am (GMT +8) (Nov 29, 2021 17:17 GMT)
2.6

87 km
64 km (40 mi)
25 km southeast of Vigan City, Province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines
Monday, November 22, 2021 18:13 GMT (1 earthquake)
Nov 23, 2021 2:13 am (GMT +8) (Nov 22, 2021 18:13 GMT)
1.7

1 km
62 km (39 mi)
Province of Abra, Cordillera, 23 km east of Vigan City, Philippines



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