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Ol Doinyo Nyokie Volcano

Updated: Jul 25, 2024 18:44 GMT -
Tuff cone 1169 m / 3835 ft
Kenya, -1.8°S / 36.38°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance / Location
Jul 16, 08:32 pm (Nairobi)
4.6

10 km
18 km (11 mi) to the W 15 km NNW of Magadi, Kenya 790 reportsInfo

Background

The late-Pleistocene Ol Doinyo Nyokie ignimbrite complex formed as a result of ash-flow fissure eruptions and ash flows erupted from a central vent, forming a dome-shaped tuff cone (Baker, 1975).
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