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Camiguin de Babuyanes volcano

Updated: Jul 3, 2022 17:26 GMT - Refresh
stratovolcano 712 m / 2,336 ft
North of Luzon (Philippines), 18.83°N / 121.86°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Camiguin de Babuyanes volcano is a small stratovolcano on the SW tip of the 22 km long Camiguin Island in the Babuyan archipelago, 35 km off the north tip of Luzon Island.
Note: A volcanic island called Camiguin is located off the north coast of Mindanao Island.

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Typical eruption style: explosive
Camiguin de Babuyanes volcano eruptions: 1857
Lastest nearby earthquakes:
TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Thursday, June 30, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jul 1, 2022 2:40 am (GMT +8) (Jun 30, 2022 18:40 GMT)
6.0

35 km
63 km (39 mi)
5.2 km northeast of Tuguegarao City, Cagayan, Philippines
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 30, 2022 5:46 am (GMT +8) (Jun 29, 2022 21:46 GMT)
2.4

18 km
59 km (37 mi)
South China Sea, 87 km north of Aparri, Cagayan, Philippines
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 28, 2022 6:11 pm (GMT +8) (Jun 28, 2022 10:11 GMT)
2.6

13 km
45 km (28 mi)
South China Sea, 83 km north of Aparri, Cagayan, Philippines
Friday, June 24, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 25, 2022 1:53 am (GMT +8) (Jun 24, 2022 17:53 GMT)
2.2

23 km
51 km (32 mi)
South China Sea, 84 km north of Aparri, Cagayan, Philippines

Background

The andesitic Camiguin volcano is forested and has 2 prominent flank cones relatively far from the main summit vent, Minabul to the north and Caanoan to the east, both on the northern part of the island.
The southern part of Camiguin Island has 3 volcanic centers aligned SSE-NNW, Mount Camiguin stratovolcano itself and the young andesitic lava domes of Mt. Malabsing and Pamoctan.
A phreatic eruption, possibly in part submarine, happened around 1857. At present, there are fumaroles on the SW, W and E flanks of the volcano and a hot boiling water spring near sea level on the W flank.
(Source: GVP volcano information)


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