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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
Wed, 21 Jun
Wed, 21 Jun 16:36 UTCM 1.8 / 5.3 km49 kmKARAKOZAN-SELENDI (MANISA)
Sun, 18 Jun
Sun, 18 Jun 04:28 UTCM 1.9 / 8.9 km46 kmGOLBASI-SELENDI (MANISA)
Thu, 15 Jun
Thu, 15 Jun 22:54 UTCM 2.1 / 5.9 km46 kmGOLBASI-SELENDI (MANISA)
Thu, 15 Jun 17:15 UTCM 2.3 / 7.7 km30 kmHORZUMKESERLER-ALASEHIR (MANISA)
Wed, 7 Jun
Wed, 7 Jun 18:48 UTCM 1.9 / 2.6 km16 kmKEMALIYE-ALASEHIR (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.


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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