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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
Fri, 11 Aug
Fri, 11 Aug 10:32 UTCM 2.6 / 5.4 km40 kmMEZITLER-DEMIRCI (MANISA)
Mon, 7 Aug
Mon, 7 Aug 17:56 UTCM 2.4 / 5.4 km28 kmSOGUKYURT-ALASEHIR (MANISA)
Tue, 25 Jul
Tue, 25 Jul 19:37 UTCM 2.9 / 10 km30 km2.9 WESTERN TURKEY
Wed, 19 Jul
Wed, 19 Jul 16:26 UTCM 2.2 / 5.3 km29 kmSOGUKYURT-ALASEHIR (MANISA)
Wed, 19 Jul 16:24 UTCM 2.0 / 18.2 km27 kmOSMANIYE-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.

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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