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Sousaki volcano

Lavadome 200 m
Greece, 37.94°N / 23.09°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: Explosive (?), today only hydrothermal & fumarolic activity
Sousaki volcano eruptions:
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sun, 14 Jan
Sun, 14 Jan 21:52 UTCM 2.0 / 13.3 km36 km28 Km NNW from Corinth
Sat, 13 Jan
Sat, 13 Jan 10:18 UTCM 1.8 / 15.8 km47 km32 Km SE from Galaxidi
Tue, 9 Jan
Tue, 9 Jan 10:06 UTCM 2.1 / 6.2 km23 km8 Km SW from Corinth
Tue, 9 Jan 09:24 UTCM 1.8 / 5.4 km27 km15 Km SSW from Corinth
Sat, 6 Jan
Sat, 6 Jan 18:06 UTCM 1.5 / 9.5 km44 km6 Km SE from Thebes
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The Sousaki volcano is an area with about 2-4 former eruption centers. Probably mainly hydrothermal and phreatic eruptions, about 1-3 Mi. years before today. It is the north-western part of the Cycladic arch of the active Greek volcanoes. The earthquakes of 1997 of 3-4 R had as a result the uprising magma in higher areas of the earth crust. So future activities are possible, even there have been no historic eruptions been reported. Also the area around the volcano is stressed by many fault systems that are a cause of high seismic activity in the area of Gerania mountains and the Loutraki thermal spings are probably also connected to the "Sousaki magma chamber". The area is controlled by the Greek Geological Instistute IGME.


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