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Paco volcano

stratovolcano 524 m / 1,719 ft
Mindanao, Philippines, 9.59°N / 125.52°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: explosive-effusive
Paco volcano eruptions: 90,000 yrs +/- 40,000 yrs ago
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Thu, 18 Oct
Thu, 18 Oct 07:51 UTCM 2.2 / 33 km41 km020 km S 61° W of Jabonga (Agusan Del Norte)
Tue, 16 Oct
Tue, 16 Oct 17:01 UTCM 2.0 / 27 km19 km009 km N 02° W of Placer (Surigao Del Norte)
Tue, 16 Oct 17:00 UTCM 2.4 / 63 km19 km013 km N 35° E of Taganaan (Surigao Del Norte)
Thu, 11 Oct
Thu, 11 Oct 06:16 UTCM 2.0 / 28 km18 km007 km S 29° W of Gigaquit (Surigao Del Norte)
Sun, 7 Oct
Sun, 7 Oct 07:30 UTCM 4.2 / 70 km32 km014 km S 79° E of Cagdianao (Dinagat)
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Paco volcano (also known as Manlayao) is located at the NE tip of Mindanao Island, Philippines.
It is an basaltic-dacitic stratovolcano truncated by 2 nested calderas, 2.5 and 5 km in diameter. The volcano is located east of the N-S-trending Philippine Fault which cuts through eastern Mindanao.
It has a breached crater with andesitic lava domes. The youngest dated rocks are from a basaltic lava flow between 90,000 and 10,000 years old. Local legends tell about a major caldera collapse eruption.
The age of the last activity is not known, although the volcano currently displays fumarolic activity.
Source: GVP Paco volcano information


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