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Kawio Barat volcano

Submarine -1874 m / -6148 ft
Sangihe Islands, Indonesia, 4.68°N / 125.09°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Kawio Barat volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Kawio Barat volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Wed, 25 Mar 2020
Wed, 25 Mar 19:28 UTCM 2.1 / 87 km25 km080 km S 23° W of Sarangani (Davao Occidental) (Indonesia)
Sat, 7 Mar 2020
Sat, 7 Mar 20:52 UTCM 2.8 / 2 km8 km073 km S 27° W of Sarangani (Davao Occidental) (Indonesia)

Background:

The conical submarine Kawio Barat volcano sits just W of the Sangihe volcanic arc between Sulawesi Island in Indonesia and Mindanao Island in the Philippines. Many of the Sangihe islands contain active volcanoes that have erupted within the last 100 years (including Ruang, Karangetang, Banua Wuhu, and Awu). Satellite imagery showed submarine vents generating visible hydrothermal activity on the W side of the arc. A detailed survey was conducted in June 2010.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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