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Monaco Bank volcano

Submarine volcano -197 m / - 646 ft
Azores, Portugal, 37.6°N / -25.88°W
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Monaco Bank volcano eruptions: 1911 
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Mon, 9 Apr
Mon, 9 Apr 07:18 UTCM 2.13 kmFogo-Congro (S. Miguel)
Sun, 1 Apr
Sun, 1 Apr 12:02 UTCM 2.334 kmFossa Hirondelle
Mon, 19 Mar
Mon, 19 Mar 12:35 UTCM 2.128 kmFossa Hirondelle
Mon, 5 Mar
Mon, 5 Mar 00:40 UTCM 2.226 kmFossa Hirondelle
Fri, 2 Mar
Fri, 2 Mar 19:43 UTCM 2.931 kmFossa Hirondelle
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Background:

Monaco Bank is a submarine volcano constructed along a NW-SE-trending fissure 20-km south of the western tip of Sao Miguel Island. The linear volcano is located along regional tectonic trends connecting Sete Cidades volcano with Santa María Island, SE of Monaco Bank. The summit of the volcano rises to within 197 m of the sea surface. Submarine eruptions took place during 1907, when a submarine cable was ruptured, and 1911.
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