Mangakino volcano

Caldera 1165 m / 3822 ft
New Zealand, -38.35°S / 175.75°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Tue, Sep 14, 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
Sep 14, 2021 10:34 pm (GMT +12) (Sep 14, 2021 10:34:11 GMT)
3.2

152 km
42 km (26 mi)
10.1 km west of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Tue, Sep 7, 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
Sep 7, 2021 3:33 pm (GMT +12) (Sep 7, 2021 03:33:25 GMT)
3.3

163 km
22 km (14 mi)
South Waikato District, 35 km west of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Sat, Sep 4, 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
Sep 5, 2021 10:38 am (GMT +12) (Sep 4, 2021 22:38:49 GMT)
3.1

155 km
14 km (8.7 mi)
South Waikato District, 39 km southwest of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

Background

The Pleistocene Mangakino volcanic center has been the source of large-volume rhyolite ignimbrites erupted between 1.6 and 0.9 million years ago (Ma) (Wilson et al., 1984; Houghton et al., 1995). Two principal periods of activity occurred, from 1.6 to 1.53 Ma and 1.21 to 0.9 Ma (Wilson et al., 1995a). One of the largest ignimbrite eruptions of the Taupo volcanic zone took place at 1.21 Ma from Mangakino. The Titiraupenga and Pureora andesitic lava domes lie just to the south of the inferred caldera margin.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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