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Giggenbach volcano

Submarine volcano -65 m / - 213 ft
New Zealand, Kermadec Islands, -30.04°S / -178.71°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Giggenbach volcano eruptions: unknown, no recent eruptions
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Fri, 1 Mar 2019
Fri, 1 Mar 08:13 UTCM 4.6 / 12 km38 kmNew Zealand
Thu, 7 Feb 2019
Thu, 7 Feb 17:19 UTCM 4.7 / 267.3 km15 kmNew Zealand

Background:

Giggenbach submarine volcano, named after volcano gas geochemist Werner Giggenbach, lies NW of Macauley volcano. The flat summit of the basaltic-to-dacitic volcano is cut by a 700-m-wide crater containing a central cone. The volcano reaches to within 65 m of the sea surface, and the summit is cut by numerous small explosion pits and craters. Much of the edifice is blanketed by dacitic pumice, and several edifice-collapse scarps cut its flanks. Large satellite cones are found on the ENE and SSW flanks, and a chain of eight small satellitic cones that fed recent andesitic-dacitic lava flows lies on the west flank. A large hydrothermal vent field was found within the summit crater.
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