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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
Sat, 5 Oct 2019
Sat, 5 Oct 16:12 UTCM 2.7 / 6 km24 km017 km N 37° E of Claver (Surigao Del Norte) (Philippines)
Fri, 4 Oct 2019
Fri, 4 Oct 00:05 UTCM 1.8 / 28 km28 km018 km S 02° E of Kitcharao (Agusan Del Norte) (Philippines)
Sat, 28 Sep 2019
Sat, 28 Sep 13:35 UTCM 2.2 / 2 km28 km012 km N 82° E of Jabonga (Agusan Del Norte) (Philippines)
Mon, 23 Sep 2019
Mon, 23 Sep 12:54 UTCM 2.3 / 29 km12 km007 km N 72° W of Sison (Surigao Del Norte) (Philippines)
Mon, 23 Sep 12:49 UTCM 2.5 / 27 km8 km007 km S 83° W of Sison (Surigao Del Norte) (Philippines)
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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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