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Volcano news
Sunday, Nov 11, 2012
Location of Singu Plateau volcano and the earthquakes on 11 Nov 2012
A shallow (about 10 km depth) magnitude 6.6 earthquake hit north of the Singu Plateau on 11 Nov. Two aftershocks of magnitude 5.0 occurred near the fissure vents 2 hours later. read all
 

Volcanoes of Myanmar (5 volcanoes)

Lower Chindwin |Medaw Island |Popa |Singu Plateau |Thaton
Burma (Myanmar) has a few active volcanoes related to the subduction of the Indo-Pacific under the Eurasian tectonic plate.
Lower Chindwin
(volcanic field)
The Lower Chindwin volcano is a field of 7 or 8 explosion craters along the lower Chindwin River in central Myanmar.
Most cones and lava flows are older than 10,000 years, but a very young-looking basalt flow forms a plateau north of Thayet-Pingan. [more]
Medaw Island
(Fissure vent(s))
[more]
Popa
(stratovolcano)
Mt. Popa volcano is a large stratovolcano at the northern end of the
Pegu Yoma Hills range in central Burma.
The steep-sided volcano rises 1150 m from its base of a surrounding lava plateau. It had an eruption in or around 442 BC, which is preserved in local legends. [more]
Singu Plateau
(fissure vents)
Singu Volcano, or better the Singu Plateau (also known as Letha Taung) is a young lava plateau of basaltic-trachyandesite lava in north-central Burma, north of the city of Mandalay.
Eruptions less than 10,000 years ago produced large lava flows from a series of fissure ven... [more]
Thaton
(Fissure vent(s))
[more]

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