Ischia volcan

Mise à jour: 15 août. 2022 18:34 GMT - Refresh
stratovolcan, dômes de lave, cône volcanique 790 m
Italie, 40.73°N / 13.9°E
Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5)

The Ischia volcanic complex forms a rectangular, 6 x 9 km island immediately SW of the Campi Flegrei area at the western side of the Bay of Naples.

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Style éruptif tipique: Explosive
Eruptions du volcan Ischia: 1302 AD
Derniers séismes proches:
HeureMag. / ProfondeurDistance/Lieu
samedi, 13 août 2022 GMT (1 séisme)
14 août 2022 01:13 (GMT +2) (13 août. 2022 23:13 GMT)
1.3

2 km
23 km (14 mi)
Italy: Campi Flegrei Area
mercredi, 3 août 2022 GMT (1 séisme)
4 août 2022 01:51 (GMT +2) (3 août. 2022 23:51 GMT)
1.1

1.9 km
24 km (15 mi)
Italy: Campi Flegrei

Introduction

The eruption of the trachytic Green Tuff ignimbrite about 55,000 years ago was followed by caldera formation. The high point on the island, 789-m-high Monte Epemeo, is a volcanic horst composed of the Green Tuff ignimbrite deposit that was submerged after its eruption and then uplifted. Volcanism on the island has been significantly affected by tectonism that formed a series of horsts and grabens; at least 800 m of uplift has formed as a result of resurgent doming during past 33,000 years. Many small monogenetic volcanoes were formed around the uplifted block. Volcanism during the Holocene produced a series of pumiceous tephras, tuff rings, lava domes, and lava flows. The latest eruption of Ischia, in 1302 AD, produced a spatter cone and the Arso lava flow, which reached the NE coast. Source: Smithsonian GVP


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