Kaimai volcano

Volcanic field 564 m / 1850 ft
New Zealand, -37.8°S / 176.22°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Kaimai volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene)

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Sat, 31 Jul 2021 (GMT) (4 earthquakes)
31 Jul 2021 23:47:52 GMT
2.0

151 km
32 km (20 mi)
South Pacific Ocean, 36 km east of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
31 Jul 2021 22:14:02 GMT
2.3

166 km
38 km (24 mi)
19 km west of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
31 Jul 2021 21:24:45 GMT
1.7

3.2 km
32 km (20 mi)
Western Bay of Plenty District, 42 km southeast of Tauranga, New Zealand
31 Jul 2021 20:43:35 GMT
2.2

169 km
39 km (24 mi)
South Pacific Ocean, 35 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Fri, 30 Jul 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
30 Jul 2021 23:32:16 GMT
1.9

162 km
41 km (25 mi)
South Waikato District, 62 km southeast of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand

Background

The Kaimai area contains eight major outcrops of Pliocene and lower Pleistocene rhyolites (Skinner 1986). Houghton (1994 pers. comm.) found no evidence for Pleistocene domes at Kaimai.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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