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Caldera 458 m
Italy, 40.83°N / 14.14°ECurrent status
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| ReportsCampi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) volcano books | ToursCampi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields) volcano eruptions:
Campanian Ignimbrite eruption ca. 36,000 y.BP, Napoletanian Tuff eruption ca. 15,000 y.BP, 1st. activity epoch 15,000-9,500 y.BP, 2nd activity epoch 8,600-8,200 y.BP, 3rd activity epoch 4,800-3,800 y.BP, 1158 AD (Solfatara eruption), 1538 AD (Monte Nuovo eruption)Typical eruption style:
Highly explosive, caldera-forming eruptions.Last earthquakes nearby
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Phlegean Fields, Italy - news
Wed, 6 Feb 2013, 15:35
Inflation of the ground by about 10 cm since 1 Jan 2012 (OV / INGV)
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
Mon, 7 Jan 2013, 11:19
Measurements of a GPS station in Pozzuoli - during 2012, about 8 cm uplift was measured.
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
Sat, 8 Sep 2012, 07:00
Location of recent earthquakes in the Campi Flegrei
A new swarm of earthquakes was recorded under the Phlegean Fields near Naples yesterday (8 Sep). The quakes are related to what is called bradyseismus, a slow periodic ground inflation and deflation, which make the ...more
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