Akyarlar volcano

lava domes 172 m
Türkei, 36.98°N / 27.31°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

The Bodrum & Akyarlar volcanics belong to the area of the active Cos volcanic complex and are the most western volcanics of Turkey.

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Typical eruption style: explosive
Akyarlar volcano eruptions: none in historic times

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Sun, 1 Aug 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
1 Aug 2021 21:45:50 GMT

5 km
34 km (21 mi)
Aegean Sea, 5.1 km southwest of Kalymnos, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece
1 Aug 2021 09:25:46 GMT

10 km
47 km (29 mi)
Aegean Sea, 38 km southwest of Kos, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece
Sat, 31 Jul 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
31 Jul 2021 00:54:59 GMT

23 km
18 km (11 mi)
Aegean Sea, 16 km south of Bodrum, Muğla, Turkey
Fri, 30 Jul 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
30 Jul 2021 16:55:43 GMT

12 km
49 km (30 mi)
15 km south of Milas, Muğla, Turkey
Wed, 28 Jul 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
28 Jul 2021 03:19:14 GMT

3.5 km
17 km (10.6 mi)


The peninsula of Bodrum and Akyarlar is dominated by old dacitic andesitic lava extrusions and lava domes. Their age is probably Pleistocene and the first eruptions took place +- 2-3 mil. years ago.

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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