Girekol volcano

stratovolcano 2323 m
Türkei, 39.2°N / 43.18°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

A huge volcano north of Van lake with a great eruption crater towards south-east.

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Typical eruption style: explosive
Girekol volcano eruptions: none in historic times

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Sunday, September 19, 2021 00:29 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 19, 2021 3:29 am (GMT +3) (Sep 19, 2021 00:29 GMT)

9.3 km
34 km (21 mi)
Bitlis, 33 km west of Erciş, Van, Turkey
Thursday, September 16, 2021 05:06 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 16, 2021 8:06 am (GMT +3) (Sep 16, 2021 05:06 GMT)

7 km
49 km (30 mi)
23 km southeast of Erciş, Van, Turkey
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 22:02 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 15, 2021 1:02 am (GMT +3) (Sep 14, 2021 22:02 GMT)

2 km
46 km (29 mi)
22 km southeast of Erciş, Van, Turkey


Girekol is a Pleistocene-to-Holocene calc-alkaline to alkaline volcanic center located directly north of the NE arm of Lake Van in eastern Anatolia (Yilmaz, 1990).

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