Cheb Basin volcanic area volcano

volcanic field 585 m / 1919 ft
Czechia, 49.97°N / 12.39°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

An area of NW Bohemia near the border with Germany, known as the Czech Auvergne, contains small basaltic volcanoes of Miocene-to-Pleistocene age and world-renowned hot springs.
Two cinder cones and a maar are found in the Cheb Basin area of the western Eger Rift; the Cheb Basin is an area of carbon dioxide dominated surface degassing in mofettes and mineral springs and active seismicity.
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Typical eruption style: explosive - effusive
Cheb Basin volcanic area volcano eruptions: approx. 300.000 years ago (lava flows from Eisenbühl)

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Wed, 28 Jul 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
28 Jul 2021 00:35:50 GMT

6 km
30 km (19 mi)
Czechia: Bayern Or Nearby

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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