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Musuan volcano

lava dome 646 m / 2,119 ft
Mindanao, Philippines, 7.88°N / 125.07°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
Musuan volcano books
Typical eruption style: explosive
Musuan volcano eruptions: 1886-87
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Fri, 15 Jun
Fri, 15 Jun 20:58 UTCM 3.0 / 5 km12 km007 km N 04
Tue, 29 May
Tue, 29 May 12:18 UTCM 3.0 / 6 km40 km028 km S 62
Sun, 20 May
Sun, 20 May 02:50 UTCM 3.1 / 16 km27 km006 km N 33
Sun, 20 May 02:21 UTCM 4.2 / 9 km33 km005 km N 85
Sun, 20 May 00:20 UTCM 2.8 / 1 km30 km008 km N 25
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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.

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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