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Kaguyak vulcano

Aggiornato: 27 gen. 2023 02:15 GMT -
Lava domes 901 m / 2,956 ft
United States, Alaska Peninsula, 58.61°N / -154.03°W
Stato attuale: normal or dormant (1 di 5)

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Stile eruttivo tipico: non specificato
Eruzioni del vulcano Kaguyak: 3850 BC (?) 

Latest nearby earthquakes

Data / oraMag. / Prof.Distanza/Ubicazione
sabato, 21 gennaio 2023 GMT (2 sismi)
20 gen 2023 17:21 (GMT -9) (21 gen 2023 02:21 GMT)

13 km
23 km (14 mi)
87 km a nord ovest da Aleneva, Borough di Kodiak Island, Alaska, Stati Uniti
20 gen 2023 15:42 (GMT -9) (21 gen 2023 00:42 GMT)

0.1 km
20 km (12 mi)
86 km a nord ovest da Aleneva, Borough di Kodiak Island, Alaska, Stati Uniti
venerdì, 20 gennaio 2023 GMT (2 sismi)
19 gen 2023 22:20 (GMT -9) (20 gen 2023 07:20 GMT)

41 km
21 km (13 mi)
116 km a nord ovest da Kodiak, Alaska, Stati Uniti
19 gen 2023 21:54 (GMT -9) (20 gen 2023 06:54 GMT)

76 km
36 km (22 mi)
96 km a nord ovest da Kodiak, Alaska, Stati Uniti
mercoledì, 18 gennaio 2023 GMT (1 sismo)
18 gen 2023 14:21 (GMT -9) (18 gen 2023 23:21 GMT)

16 km
26 km (16 mi)
119 km a nord ovest da Kodiak, Alaska, Stati Uniti


The small, but spectacular 2.5-km-wide Kaguyak caldera in the NE part of Katmai National Park is filled by a >180-m-deep lake whose surface lies more than 550 m below the caldera rim. Kaguyak volcano is only 901 m high, but rises directly from lowland areas near sea level south of the Big River. Initially considered to be a typical stratovolcano truncated by a caldera, the pre-caldera edifice has been shown to consist of nine continuguous late-Pleistocene lava dome clusters, most of which lie east of the present caldera. A large post-caldera lava dome extends into the lake on the SW side and another dome forms a small island in the center of the lake. The youthful caldera is unglaciated, and distal tephras from the caldera-forming eruption have been radiocarbon dated at about 5800 years before present. Voluminous dacitic pyroclastic-flow deposits surround the caldera and reached Shelikof Strait to the SE.
Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS

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