Mayor Island volcano

Shield volcano 355 m / 1,165 ft
New Zealand, -37.28°S / 176.25°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: sin especificar
Erupciones del volcán Mayor Island: 5060 BC ± 200 years

Fecha / HoraRevista / Prof.Distancia/Ubicación
lunes, 20 septiembre 2021 15:12 GMT (1 terremoto)
21 sep 2021 03:12 (GMT +12) (20 sep 2021 15:12 GMT)
2.0

230 km
36 km (22 mi)
Océano Pacífico Sur, 56 km al noreste de Tauranga, Nueva Zelanda
viernes, 17 septiembre 2021 23:06 GMT (2 sismos)
18 sep 2021 11:06 (GMT +12) (17 sep 2021 23:06 GMT)
2.2

145 km
48 km (30 mi)
Océano Pacífico Sur, 37 km al este de Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, Nueva Zelanda
18 sep 2021 03:11 (GMT +12) (17 sep 2021 15:11 GMT)
2.6

90 km
49 km (30 mi)
Océano Pacífico Sur, 63 km al noreste de Tauranga, Nueva Zelanda
domingo, 12 septiembre 2021 21:19 GMT (1 terremoto)
13 sep 2021 09:19 (GMT +12) (12 sep 2021 21:19 GMT)
2.8

227 km
43 km (27 mi)
Océano Pacífico Sur, 68 km al noreste de Tauranga, Nueva Zelanda
jueves, 9 septiembre 2021 17:07 GMT (1 terremoto)
10 sep 2021 05:07 (GMT +12) (9 sep 2021 17:07 GMT)
2.6

245 km
47 km (29 mi)
Océano Pacífico Sur, 79 km al noreste de Tauranga, Nueva Zelanda

Background

The small 4-km-wide Mayor Island, also known as Tuhua, in the Bay of Plenty is the emergent portion of a 15-km-wide compound peralkaline lava shield constructed between about 120,000 and 35,000 years ago. A 3-km-wide composite caldera was formed in two or three collapse events, the last of which took place about 6300 years ago, and was accompanied by a plinian eruption that produced tephra deposits up to 70 cm thick on mainland North Island. Post-caldera eruptions generated a series of lava domes and flows emplaced from NNE-trending vents within the caldera that have filled it to depths of at least 180 m. The latest eruption of Mayor Island has not been dated, but was considered by Houghton et al. (1992) to perhaps have occurred only 500-1000 years ago.
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Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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