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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) | Reports
Musuan volcano books
Typical eruption style: explosive
Musuan volcano eruptions: 1886-87
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sat, 9 Nov 2019
Sat, 9 Nov 00:07 UTCM 4.8 / 60 km14 kmMindanao, Philippines
Thu, 31 Oct 2019
Thu, 31 Oct 08:08 UTCM 4.6 / 10 km6 kmMindanao, Philippines
Tue, 29 Oct 2019
Tue, 29 Oct 02:34 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km27 kmMindanao, Philippines
Mon, 14 Oct 2019
Mon, 14 Oct 12:35 UTCM 2.9 / 14 km12 km011 km N 34° W of Quezon (Bukidnon) (Philippines)
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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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