Musuan volcano

lava dome 646 m / 2,119 ft
Mindanao, Philippines, 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
Musuan volcano eruptions: 1886-87

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Fri, 18 Jun 2021 (GMT) (5 earthquakes)
18 June 2021 - 07:49 PM (PST) (18 Jun 2021 11:49:00 GMT)

9 km
35 km (22 mi)
Province of Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, 15 km northeast of Wao, Philippines
18 June 2021 - 07:06 PM (PST) (18 Jun 2021 11:06:00 GMT)

1 km
30 km (19 mi)
17 km southwest of Maramag, Province of Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, Philippines
18 June 2021 - 05:27 PM (PST) (18 Jun 2021 09:27:00 GMT)

2 km
29 km (18 mi)
18 km west of Maramag, Province of Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, Philippines
18 June 2021 - 02:39 PM (PST) (18 Jun 2021 06:39:00 GMT)

2 km
30 km (19 mi)
19 km west of Maramag, Province of Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, Philippines
18 June 2021 - 02:37 PM (PST) (18 Jun 2021 06:37:00 GMT)

1 km
32 km (20 mi)
21 km west of Maramag, Province of Bukidnon, Northern Mindanao, Philippines


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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