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Monaco Bank volcano

Submarine volcano -197 m / - 646 ft
Azores, Portugal, 37.6°N / -25.88°W
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Monaco Bank volcano eruptions: 1911 No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation

Background:

Monaco Bank is a submarine volcano constructed along a NW-SE-trending fissure 20-km south of the western tip of Sao Miguel Island. The linear volcano is located along regional tectonic trends connecting Sete Cidades volcano with Santa María Island, SE of Monaco Bank. The summit of the volcano rises to within 197 m of the sea surface. Submarine eruptions took place during 1907, when a submarine cable was ruptured, and 1911.
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