Photo of this volcano
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 10.77°N
  • 123.23°E

  • 1510 m
    4953 ft

  • 272040
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit

  • Volcano

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Silay.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Silay.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Silay.

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Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Silay. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Silay page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Silay.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Silay.

Photo Gallery

Cloud banks drape the eastern flanks of Silay (right center), the northernmost volcano on Negros Island. The compound andesitic stratovolcano contains the Malisbog solfatara field, which displays fumarolic activity and extensive sulfur deposits. Mandalagan volcano is visible at the bottom center of this Landsat image. The city of Bacolod lies along the western coast of the island at the lower left.

NASA Landsat image, 2003 (courtesy of Hawaii Synergy Project, Univ. of Hawaii Institute of Geophysics & Planetology).
See title for photo information.

Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Silay in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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