Maroa vulcano

Calderas 1156 m / 3,793 ft
New Zealand, -38.42°S / 176.08°E
Stato attuale: normal or dormant (1 di 5)

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Stile eruttivo tipico: non specificato
Eruzioni del vulcano Maroa: 180 AD (?) 

Latest nearby earthquakes

Data / oraMag. / ProfonditàDistanzaUbicazione
Sat, 15 May 2021 (GMT) (5 Terremoti)
15 May 2021 18:37:14 GMT
1.7

149 km - Di più
km15 km a ovest da Taupo, Waikato, Nuova Zelanda
15 May 2021 17:14:54 GMT
1.3

5 km - Di più
kmNew Zealand
15 May 2021 16:16:47 GMT
2.2

79 km - Di più
km13 km a nord est da Taupo, Waikato, Nuova Zelanda
15 May 2021 13:52:55 GMT
2.8

176 km - Di più
km19 km a ovest da Distretto di Rotorua, Nuova Zelanda
15 May 2021 13:28:49 GMT
2.3

141 km - Di più
kmSouth Waikato District, 28 km a sud ovest da Distretto di Rotorua, Nuova Zelanda

Sfondo

The 16 x 25 km Maroa caldera formed sometime after 230 thousand years ago (ka) in the NE corner of the 30 x 40 km Whakamaru caldera, which is the largest of the Taupo volcanic zone. The Whakamaru caldera partially overlaps with the Taupo caldera on the south and was formed during the eruption of the Whakamaru Group ignimbrites between about 340 and 330 ka. The Maroa caldera was subsequently filled by at least 70 rhyolitic lava domes or flows, mostly erupted along a SW-NE trend. Lesser amounts of basalt were also erupted. The latest dated magmatic eruption took place about 14 ka, when the rhyolitic Puketarata tuff ring and lava domes were formed (Brooker et al., 1993). The Orakeikorako, Ngatamariki, Rotokaua, and Wairakei hydrothermal areas are located within or adjacent to the Whakamaru caldera. Large hydrothermal eruptions have occurred at the Orakeikorako thermal area during the Holocene, the latest immediately prior to the 1800-year-old Taupo eruption.
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