Little Hungarian Plain volcano

Volcanic field 433 m / 1421 ft
Hungary, 47.19°N / 17.2°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Saturday, September 18, 2021 10:45 GMT (4 earthquakes)
Sep 18, 2021 12:45 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 18, 2021 10:45 GMT)
1.3

10 km
34 km (21 mi)
Hungary
Sep 18, 2021 6:47 am (GMT +2) (Sep 18, 2021 04:47 GMT)
2.8

10 km
35 km (22 mi)
Győr-Moson-Sopron, 20 km north of Savar, Vas, Hungary
Sep 18, 2021 5:07 am (GMT +2) (Sep 18, 2021 03:07 GMT)
2.9

10 km
34 km (21 mi)
Győr-Moson-Sopron, 20 km north of Savar, Vas, Hungary
Sep 18, 2021 5:05 am (GMT +2) (Sep 18, 2021 03:05 GMT)
2.3

8 km
35 km (22 mi)
Győr-Moson-Sopron, 20 km north of Savar, Vas, Hungary

Background

The Little Hungarian Plain Volcanic Field (also called the Kemenesalja Hills) area in western Hungary contains a group of Pliocene-to-Pleistocene cones (Bleahu et al. 1973, Poka 1988). Martin et al. (2003) described it, and the Bakony-Balaton Highland field to the south, as an eroded phreatomagmatic field with remnants of nested maar complexes, multiple vent systems, and individual tuff rings.
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Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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