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Ambalatungan volcano

Updated: Dec 10, 2022 08:02 GMT -
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

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 7, 2022 6:57 am (GMT +8) (Dec 6, 2022 22:57 GMT)
2.9

2 km
20 km (12 mi)
16 km north of Pasil, Kalinga, Cordillera, Philippines
Saturday, December 3, 2022 GMT (3 quakes)
Dec 3, 2022 5:29 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 3, 2022 09:29 GMT)
2.2

7 km
22 km (14 mi)
15 km northwest of Pasil, Kalinga, Cordillera, Philippines
Dec 3, 2022 3:55 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 3, 2022 07:55 GMT)
4.9

9.5 km
18 km (11 mi)
Cordillera, 66 km southwest of Tuguegarao City, Cagayan, Philippines
Dec 3, 2022 3:55 pm (GMT +8) (Dec 3, 2022 07:55 GMT)
4.0

3 km
24 km (15 mi)
46 km west of Tabuk, Kalinga, Cordillera, Philippines



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