Apo vulcano

stratovulcano 2938 m / 9,639 ft
Mindanao, Philippines, 6.99°N / 125.27°E
Stato attuale: normal or dormant (1 di 5)

Apo volcano is the highest mountain in the Philippines, and its name means "Master" or "Grandfather". There are no known historic eruptions, but the volcano is considered still active.

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Stile eruttivo tipico: explosive
Eruzioni del vulcano Apo: unknown

Latest nearby earthquakes

Data / oraMag. / ProfonditàDistanzaUbicazione
Fri, 14 May 2021 (GMT) (1 terremoto)
14 May 2021 - 11:54 PM (PST) (14 May 2021 15:54:00 GMT)
2.1

18 km - Di più
km22 km a ovest da Digos, Province of Davao del Sur, Filippine
Tue, 11 May 2021 (GMT) (4 Terremoti)
12 May 2021 - 12:07 AM (PST) (11 May 2021 16:07:00 GMT)
2.8

19 km - Di più
km9.4 km a sud-est da Kidapawan, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Filippine
11 May 2021 - 11:03 PM (PST) (11 May 2021 15:03:00 GMT)
2.1

14 km - Di più
km5.8 km a sud-est da Kidapawan, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Filippine
11 May 2021 - 10:59 PM (PST) (11 May 2021 14:59:00 GMT)
2.3

29 km - Di più
km9.3 km a sud da Kidapawan, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Filippine
11 May 2021 - 10:55 PM (PST) (11 May 2021 14:55:00 GMT)
2.8

5 km - Di più
km19 km a sud da Kidapawan, Province of Cotabato, Soccsksargen, Filippine

Sfondo

Apo volcano is an a basaltic to basaltic-andesitic stratovolcano and part of the Central Mindanao Arc, but its volcanic history is poorly known. The densely forested volcano has a flat summit with 3 peaks, the highest of which in the SW is known as Davao volcano and has a 500 m wide crater with a small lake.
The youngest crater is located on the northern peak. Several fumaroles and sulfur deposits occur on the volcano, most notably fumaroles along a fissure on the SE side down to 2400 m elevation.
The Mt. Apo Geothermal Field is a 8.4 km2 geothermal exploration field near Mt Apo, which has been being exploited since October 1996.


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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