It is located between 116° 40', and 126° 34' E. longitude and 4° 40' and 21° 10' N. latitude and borders the Philippine Sea on the east, the South China Sea on the west, and the Celebes Sea on the south.found in the Philippines.Most of the mountainous islands are covered in tropical rainforest and volcanic in origin. Here are the list of volcanoes found in the island of Philippines


Smith Volcano, also known as Mount Babuyan, is a stratovolcano on one of the Babuyan Islands off northern Luzon island in the Philippines.

Physical features

The sparsely-vegetated cinder cone is 688 meters high with a base diameter of 4.5 km.
Smithsonian Institution's Global Volcanism Program reports that there may be five Pleistocene-to-Holocene volcanic centers on Babuyan de Claro Island. The largest is Babuyan Claro, also known as Mt. Pangasun, an active stratovolcano with two summit craters 300 and 400 m in diameter. Smith Volcano is 4 km northwest of Babuyan Claro and is the youngest volcano on the island.
Askedna Hot Spring is located at the southern base of Babuyan Claro.
Smith Volcano, Babuyan Islands, Cagayan, Philippines

Volcanic arc/beltBabuyan (Bashi) Segment of Luzon-Taiwan Arc

Elevation : 688 m (2,257 ft)
Prominence : 688 m (2,257 ft)
Type : Cinder cone

Last eruption : 1924


Smith Volcano has erupted six times, the last of which was in 1924.
A team of volcanologists visited the island on July 8, 1993, to investigate reports of unusual volcanic activity. They found no activity and recorded no volcanic earthquakes.
Smith Volcano is one of the active volcanos in the Philippines, which are all part of the Pacific ring of fire.


1993 – Emergency investigation
On July 8, 1993, a PHIVOLCS Quick Response Team conducted an investigation on the reported unusual volcanic activity at Babuyan Island.  Results of the survey showed that Smith Volcano was quiet.  No volcanic earthquake was recorded during the survey.  Presently, Smith Volcano is sparsely vegetated.

Coordinates: 19°32′11.84″N 121°54′46.24″E