You are on page 1of 3

LIST OF VOLCANOES IN THE PHILIPPINES

The list below showing 25 active volcanoes in the Philippines was based on the PHIVOLCS list with some included
from the GVP. The number is not definite and depends on someone's definition of "active" or historical timeframe.
Descriptions under Eruption were based on the GVP website. The frequency of Historical Eruptions excludes
questionable or Uncertain accounts based on the two sources mentioned.
Elevation (AS
Eruptions[1]
L)[1]
Name Coordinates Province(s)[1]
Description and
m ft
current status
Ambalatun 2,329 7,641 Kalinga 0 Explosions in 1952
gan Group 17°18′40″N 121°06′13 is
″E uncertain.[4] Fumarol
ic with solfataras
and thermal springs.
Babuyan 843 2,766 Cagayan 3 Eruptions were
Claro 9°31′23″N 121°56′24″ recorded in 1831,
E 1860 and 1913.
Askedna Hot
Springs is in the
southern base of
the volcano.
Banahaw 2,169 7,116 Laguna, Quezon 0 Eruptions were
14°04′N 121°29′E
uncertain during the
mudflows of 1730,
1743, 1843 and
1909.[5]
Biliran 1,340 4,400 Biliran 1 Phreatic eruption in
11°33′29″N 124°30′47 1939. Fumarolic
″E with thermal springs

Bulusan 1,565 5,135 Sorsogon 17 Eruptions years are


12°46′12″N 124°03′00 from 1886 to 2011.
″E Permanently
monitored
Cabalian[1] Southern Leyte
10°17′13.2″N 125°13.
25′0″E
Cagua 1,160 3,810 Cagayan 1 Eruption in 1860
18°13′19″N 122°07′23 and strong solfataric
″E activity in 1907.
Thermal areas are
near the summit
and NW to NNE
flanks.
Camiguin 712 2,336 Cagayan 1 Its only recorded
de Babuya 18°49′48″N 121°51′36 eruption was in
nes ″E 1857. Fumarolic
with thermal springs
Didicas 843 2,766 Cagayan 6 Eruptions in 1773,
19°04′37″N 122°12′07 1856, 1900, 1952,
″E 1969 and 1978. A
submarine volcano
till 1952 when a
permanent island
was formed.[6]
Elevation (AS
Eruptions[1]
L)[1]
Name Coordinates Province(s)[1]
Description and
m ft
current status
Hibok-Hibo 1,332 4,370 Camiguin 5 Eruption in years
k 9°12′11″N 124°40′23″ 1827, 1862, 1871
E and 1948–1952.
Activity from 1897-
1902 was only
solfataric.
Permanently
monitored.
Iraya 1,009 3,310 Batanes 1 Last eruption was in
20°28′08″N 122°00′36 1454. Seismic
″E swarm in 1998.

Iriga 1,143 3,750 Camarines Sur 0 The eruption in


13°27′25″N 123°27′25 1628 was
″E discredited.[7]

Jolo Group 620 2,030 Sulu 0 Uncertain


6.013°N
submarine eruption
121.057°E
in 1897. Listed
as Bud Dajo,
a cinder
cone on Jolo Island,
in the PHIVOLCS
list.
Kanlaon 2,435 7,989 Negros Occidental, Negros 26 Eruptions were
10°24′43″N 123°07′55 Oriental recorded from 1886
″E to 2006. On
November 23, 2015
the volcano had a
small, steam-driven
explosion.
PHIVOLCS raised
the alert level to 1
(mild restiveness).
Permanently
monitored.
Leonard 200 660 Compostela Valley 0 Last eruption was
Kniaseff 7°22′55″N 126°02′49″ dated as
E c.120 AD.[8] Strong
thermal features.
Makaturing 1,940 6,360 Lanao del Sur 2 Eruption recorded in
7°38′49″N 124°19′12″ 1865 and 1882. The
E 1856 and 1858
eruptions was
credited
to Ragang[9][10]
Matutum 2,286 7,500 South Cotabato 0 Mountain was
6°22′N 125°04′E
fumarolic on March
7, 1911, but if an
eruption occurred
was uncertain.
Thermal springs in
Akmoan and
Linan.[11][12]
Elevation (AS
Eruptions[1]
L)[1]
Name Coordinates Province(s)[1]
Description and
m ft
current status
Mayon 2,460 8,070 Albay 50 Eruptions were
13°15′25″N 123°41′06 recorded from 1616
″E to 2013.
Permanently
monitored. Most
recent major
volcanic activity
occurred in 2018.
Musuan 646 2,119 Bukidnon 2 Eruptions in 1866 &
7°52′37″N 125°04′05″ 1867. Strong
E seismic swarm in
1976.
Parker 1,784 5,853 South Cotabato 1 A caldera-forming
6°06′47″N 124°53′31″ eruption occurred
E on January 4, 1641.

Pinatubo 1,445 4,741 Zambales, Tarlac, Pampan 3 Reawakened in


15°08′N 120°21′E
ga 1991 producing the
2nd largest eruption
in the 20th century.
Followed by milder
eruptions in 1992
and 1993.
Ragang 2,815 9,236 Lanao del Sur, Cotabato 7 Eruption years are
7°42′N 124°30′E
from 1765 to 1873.
Eruptions were
uncertain in 1915
and 1916.
San Pablo 1,090 3,580 Laguna, Batangas 0 Last activity was the
14°07′N 121°18′E
Volcanic Fi formation
eld of Sampaloc
Lake around 1350
AD +/- 100 years
determined
by anthropology[3][13]
Smith 688 2,257 Cagayan 6 Eruption years are
19°32′02″N 121°55′01 from 1652 to 1924.
″E Combined
with Babuyan
Claro on the GVP
list.
Taal 311 1,020 Batangas 33 Eruption years is
14°00′07″N 120°59′35 from 1572 to 1977.
″E Showing signs of
unrest since 1991
and permanently
monitored.
Unnamed −24 −79 Batanes 3 submarine eruptions
20°20′N 121°45′E
volcano in 1773, 1850 and
(Ibugos) 1854.