Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Details for: Biliran
The 35-km-long volcanic island of Biliran, located across the narrow Biliran Strait from the northern tip of Leyte Island (left), contains many prominent andesitic lava domes. Five fumarole fields are scattered throughout the roughly 35-km-long island. The only known historical activity was a phreatic explosive eruption at a thermal area in 1939. NASA Landsat image, 1999 (courtesy of Hawaii Synergy Project, Univ. of Hawaii Institute of Geophysics & Planetology).
Volcano Number:272080
Volcano Name:Biliran
Country:Philippines
Volcano Type:Compound
Last Eruption:1939
Elevation:1301m
Tectonic Setting:Subduction zone / Continental crust (> 25 km)
Pop. within 5km:4612
Pop. within 10km:78799
Pop. within 30km:254519
Pop. within 100km:3177850
Latitude:11.523
Longitude:124.535



Eruption Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Volcano Number Volcano Name Eruption Number Activity Type Explosivity Index Max Explosivity Index Modifier Activity Area Activity Unit Start Evidence Method Start Date End Date
272080 Biliran 16752 Confirmed Eruption 1 ? Historical Observations 1939/9/26
Emissions Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution No emissions data found for this volcano.


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