Paco volcano

Updated: Aug 10, 2022 04:30 GMT - Refresh
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
Lastest nearby earthquakes: No recent earthquakes



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