Akyarlar volcano

Updated: Aug 12, 2022 15:14 GMT - Refresh
lava domes 172 m
Turkey, 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
Lastest nearby earthquakes:
TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Aug 10, 2022 6:05 am (GMT +3) (Aug 10, 2022 03:05 GMT)

5 km
27 km (17 mi)
Aegean Sea, 20 km south of Didim, Aydın, Turkey
Aug 10, 2022 5:27 am (GMT +3) (Aug 10, 2022 02:27 GMT)

5.5 km
29 km (18 mi)
Aegean Sea, 19 km south of Didim, Aydın, Turkey
Monday, August 1, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Aug 1, 2022 1:39 pm (GMT +3) (Aug 1, 2022 10:39 GMT)

9.2 km
18 km (11 mi)
Aegean Sea, 10 km southeast of Kos Stadt, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece
Aug 1, 2022 11:59 am (GMT +3) (Aug 1, 2022 08:59 GMT)

15 km
16 km (9.9 mi)
Aegean Sea, 14 km south of Kos Stadt, Dodecanese, South Aegean, Greece


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.

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