Musuan volcano

Domo de lava 646 m / 2,119 ft
Mindanao, Filipinas, 7.88°N / 125.07°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Musuan volcano (also known as Calayo volcano) is an isolated lava dome near the Pulangi River at the western base of Mt Tangkulan (1678 m) in Bukidnon Province in central Mindanao, Philippines.

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Typical eruption style: explosive
Erupciones del volcán Musuan: 1886-87

Latest nearby earthquakes

Fecha / HoraRevista / ProfundidadDistancia/Ubicación
Sat, 19 Jun 2021 (GMT) (5 temblores)
19 June 2021 - 07:24 PM (PST) (19 Jun 2021 11:24:00 GMT)
2.2

10 km
35 km (22 mi)
Province of Bukidnon, Mindanao del Norte, 14 km al este de Wao, Filipinas
19 June 2021 - 03:12 PM (PST) (19 Jun 2021 07:12:00 GMT)
2.5

3 km
33 km (21 mi)
19 km al suroeste de Maramag, Filipinas
19 June 2021 - 01:17 PM (PST) (19 Jun 2021 05:17:00 GMT)
3.1

6 km
40 km (25 mi)
Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, 27 km al suroeste de Maramag, Filipinas
19 June 2021 - 11:11 AM (PST) (19 Jun 2021 03:11:00 GMT)
2.4

1 km
32 km (20 mi)
21 km al oeste de Maramag, Province of Bukidnon, Mindanao del Norte, Filipinas
19 June 2021 - 08:02 AM (PST) (19 Jun 2021 00:02:00 GMT)
2.6

1 km
33 km (21 mi)
11 km al suroeste de Don Carlos de Maramag, Filipinas

Background

The low cone is grass-covered and andesitic-to-dacitic in composition.
Musuan last erupted in Dec 1886, as a Jesuit priest reported who visited the volcano 4 years later in 1891, at which time there was still strong fumarolic activity, which prevented closer examination. The eruption was probably phreatic in nature, and was reported to have "burned everything around it".

1976 seismic swarm
A strong earthquake swarm occurred near Musuan volcano in 1976.

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