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Kula volcano

cinder cones, maars 740 m
Turkey, 38.56°N / 28.66°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: Explosive
Kula volcano eruptions: none in historic times (unknown)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sat, 2 Dec
Sat, 2 Dec 01:14 UTCM 2.5 / 5.5 km28 kmSOGUKYURT-ALASEHIR (MANISA)
Mon, 27 Nov
Mon, 27 Nov 03:46 UTCM 1.6 / 16.6 km44 kmHACILAR-SELENDI (MANISA)
Sun, 26 Nov
Sun, 26 Nov 02:56 UTCM 1.6 / 5 km21 kmGURSU-ALASEHIR (MANISA)
Wed, 1 Nov
Wed, 1 Nov 23:06 UTCM 1.0 / 13.7 km47 kmYASSIEYNIHAN-SIMAV (KUTAHYA)
Sat, 21 Oct
Sat, 21 Oct 07:40 UTCM 2.5 / 16.2 km47 kmKARAKOZAN-SELENDI (MANISA)
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The Kula volcanic field in western Turkey near the city Selendi had the last eruptions probably more than 10.000 years ago.

Background:

The Kula volcanic field in western Turkey is the neighbour volcanic complex of Karapinar volcanic field. There have been Quartenary alkaline basaltic to phonotephritic erutpions of Strombolian type in the Pleistocene age until probably before 10.000 years ago. There have been big lava flows from a caldera like area that has been found on satellite imagery. The exact dates of the last eruptions are unknown.

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