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Pengchiahsu volcano

Updated: Dec 4, 2022 08:36 GMT -
Stratovolcano 129 m / 423 ft
Taiwan, 25.63°N / 122.07°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Pengchiahsu volcano eruptions: Pleistocene

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Sunday, November 27, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 28, 2022 6:59 am (GMT +8) (Nov 27, 2022 22:59 GMT)
4.3

264 km
31 km (19 mi)
East China Sea, 56 km northeast of Keelung, Taiwan

Background

Pengchiahsu is one of five small Pleistocene volcanic islands NE of Taiwan. The summit of andesitic Pengchiahsu island (also known as Agincourt) reaches only 129 m above sea level. The age of volcanism is considered to be Pleistocene, but Pengchiahsu displays fumarolic activity (Volcanological Society of Japan, 1971).
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