Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Garantierte Reisen:
11.-29. Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
21.-31. Aug 2020: Islands of Fire and Whales - Kurile Islands (Russia)
3.-19. Sep 2020: Vulkane auf Java - Java (Indonesien)
20. Sep - 5. Okt 2020: Feuerberge der Südsee - Vanuatu (Südsee)
29. Sep - 5. Okt 2020: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
10.-18. Okt 2020: Feuerberge Siziliens - vom Stromboli zum Ätna - Äolische Inseln + Ätna
14.-27. Nov 2020: Wüste, Salz und Vulkane - Danakilwüste (Äthiopien)
7.-16. Dez 2020: Magic Minutes: Chile Solar Eclipse 2020 - Chile
: Plätze frei / : garantiert / : Wenig freie Plätze / : Ausgebucht
Zufallsfotos
Salton Buttes Vulkan
Lavadom -40 m / -131 feet
California, Canada and USA (mainland), 33.2°N / -115.62°W
Aktueller Status: normal / ruhend (1 von 5) | Berichte
Salton Buttes Vulkan-B cher
Ausbrüche des Salton Buttes:
6450 BC (?)
Typische Aktivität:
Explosiv
Letzte Erdbeben in der Nähe
Letzte Satellitenbilder

Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
Booking.com
 

Salton Buttes volcano - news and activity updates

Salton Buttes (southern California) - no eruption likely in near future

Tuesday Oct 30, 2012 10:06 AM | VON: T

A recent study indicates that the rhyolite lava domes in the Salton Sea area are less than 3,000 years old, which confirms that the volcanic system is to be considered potentially active.
Some poorly researched articles in the boulevard press haven taken this new finding, along with "increased earthquake activity, sulfur smells and mud volcanoes" said to have appeared recently as indicator to possible volcanic eruptions in a near future. In fact, an unusual strong earthquake swarm took place in the area in late August this year, but there were no indications of magmatic origins (such as tremor signals), nor does the USGS (who have the best possible expertise to do so) have issued any alert about possible volcanic activity.
As the Eruptions Blog rightly points out, it is far from certain that the intense sulfur smells are caused by the volcano, and even if so, would not mean that an eruption is likely to occur soon.
That said, on the scale of thousands of years, new volcanic activity in the area is something very plausible to assume.
---
Links / Quelle:
Vorherige Nachrichten
Friday, Aug 31, 2012
An strong earthquake swarm with hundreds of quakes up to magnitude 5 occurred during 26-28 August near the southern shore of Salton Lake, under the town of Brawley. ... [mehr]

Mehr auf VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery und andere Quellen wie angegeben.
Verwendung von Bildern:Text und Fotos auf dieser Webseite sind urheberrechtlich geschützt. Weitere Verwendung und Kopieren ohne vorherige Genehmigung ist untersagt. Wenn Sie Fotos für private oder gewerbliche Zwecke nutzen wollen, kontaktieren Sie uns bitte.