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)

Paco volcano (also known as Manlayao or Paco-Manlayao) is located at the NE tip of Mindanao Island, Philippines.
It is an basaltic-dacitic stratovolcano complex 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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Typical eruption style: explosive-effusive
Paco volcano eruptions: 90,000 yrs +/- 40,000 yrs ago

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Sun, 20 Jun 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
20 June 2021 - 02:02 PM (PST) (20 Jun 2021 06:02:00 GMT)
2.0

23 km
44 km (27 mi)
Province of Surigao del Sur, 46 km northeast of Butuan, Philippines
Fri, 18 Jun 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
19 June 2021 - 01:14 AM (PST) (18 Jun 2021 17:14:00 GMT)
3.0

10 km
38 km (24 mi)
37 km north of Butuan, Province of Agusan del Norte, Caraga, Philippines
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
18 June 2021 - 05:07 AM (PST) (17 Jun 2021 21:07:00 GMT)
2.5

1 km
44 km (27 mi)
17 km northeast of Cabadbaran, Province of Agusan del Norte, Caraga, Philippines
18 June 2021 - 03:19 AM (PST) (17 Jun 2021 19:19:00 GMT)
2.2

33 km
32 km (20 mi)
10.8 km north of Surigao City, Philippines
17 June 2021 - 09:14 PM (PST) (17 Jun 2021 13:14:00 GMT)
1.6

33 km
48 km (30 mi)
Philippines Sea, 44 km east of Surigao City, Philippines



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