Biliran volcano

compound volcano 1301 m / 4,268 ft
Zentral-Philippinen, Philippines, 11.52°N / 124.54°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Biliran volcano comprises the whole 20x35 km Island of Biliran which is formed by a group of lava domes. It is located across the narrow Biliran Strait from the northern tip of Leyte Island.
Biliran volcano is at the northern end of a 170 km long volcanic chain extending SSE to Panaon Island.
The only known historic activity took place on 26 September 1939 and consisted of a phreatic explosion accompanied possibly by a debris avalanche. Ash fell in Caibiran town 12 km to the E.
There are many fumarole fields, hot springs, mud pools and thermal areas on Biliran.

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Typical eruption style: explosive
Biliran volcano eruptions: 1939

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
17 June 2021 - 09:15 PM (PST) (17 Jun 2021 13:15:00 GMT)

19 km
38 km (24 mi)
Philippines Sea, 18 km west of Catbalogan, Philippines
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
16 June 2021 - 02:09 PM (PST) (16 Jun 2021 06:09:00 GMT)

32 km
21 km (13 mi)
50 km northwest of Ormoc City, Province of Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines
16 June 2021 - 02:09 PM (PST) (16 Jun 2021 06:09:00 GMT)

24 km
35 km (22 mi)
Philippines Sea, 19 km west of Naval, Biliran, Eastern Visayas, Philippines
16 June 2021 - 08:08 AM (PST) (16 Jun 2021 00:08:00 GMT)

10 km
26 km (16 mi)
13 km west of Carigara, Province of Leyte, Eastern Visayas, Philippines
Mon, 14 Jun 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
14 June 2021 - 08:02 PM (PST) (14 Jun 2021 12:02:00 GMT)

19 km
24 km (15 mi)
Philippines Sea, 9.1 km northwest of Naval, Philippines

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