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Location map of the Phlegrean Fields
Location map of the Phlegrean Fields

News
Inflation of the ground by about 10 cm since 1 Jan 2012 (OV / INGV)
Wednesday, Feb 06, 2013
A new fumarole vent has been detected recently in the Campi Flegrei in the hydrothermal field of Pisciarelli. The new vent was seen ejecting hot gas as well as geyser-like fountains of water reaching 4-5 meters of height. This will inevitably trigger headlines in the press about the possibility of a volcanic eruption in the area, however, it should be looked at in a context that such phenomena are a normal part of the behavior of (very) active hydrothermal systems such as the Campi Flegrei have. ... [more]
Measurements of a GPS station in Pozzuoli - during 2012, about 8 cm uplift was measured.
Monday, Jan 07, 2013
According to a recent report by INGV Naples, the ground deformation of the Campi Flegrei (Phlegraean Fields) near Naples has increased considerably lately. During the last 12 months, the ground in some places near the town of Pozzuoli was uplifted by about 8 cm. ... [more]
Satellite view of the Campi Flegrei; the Gulf of Pozzuoli in the foreground, parts of the Gulf of Naples and the city of Naples in the right background
Satellite view of the Campi Flegrei; the Gulf of Pozzuoli in the foreground, parts of the Gulf of Naples and the city of Naples in the right background
 

Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) volcano

Caldera 458 m, Italy, 40.83°N / 14.14°E
Nearby recent earthquakes (within 30km radius):

Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8) (2 quakes)

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Earthquake depth plotUpdated: Sat, 22 Sep 19:31 UTC (GMT)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocationMapSource
Tue, 18 Sep
Tue, 18 Sep 21:36 UTCM 2.5 / 2.3 km - [info]Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) (1 km)5 km E Pozzuoli (NA)
[Map]
INGV
Pozzuoli (1.2 km SSE from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking): It sounded like something hit our building on the outside and the room shook for a few moments, but less than 5 seconds.
(1.5 km SW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(0 km NNW from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking): Loud roar accompanied by shaking for a few seconds. Light fixtures swinging gently afterwards.
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Tue, 18 Sep 21:36 UTCM 1.6 / 10 km - [info]Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) (9 km)- 4km SSE of Bacoli, Italy
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USGS
The Averna caldera lake
The Averna caldera lake
The Macellum at Pozzuoli where evidence of recent uplift can be seen on the columns
The Macellum at Pozzuoli where evidence of recent uplift can be seen on the columns
Bubbling mud pool inside the Solfatara crater
Bubbling mud pool inside the Solfatara crater
The new harbour quai of Pozzuoli, constructed at a lower level after the recent uplifts in 1982-1984
The new harbour quai of Pozzuoli, constructed at a lower level after the recent uplifts in 1982-1984
Hot solfatara inside Solfatara crater
Hot solfatara inside Solfatara crater
View into the crater of Monte Nuovo (1538 eruption)
View into the crater of Monte Nuovo (1538 eruption)
 

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