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Poros Volcano

Updated: Jun 14, 2024 11:11 GMT -
Fissure vent 80 m / 262 ft
Saronic Gulf, Greece, 37.48°N / 23.43°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance / Location
Jun 14, 12:58 pm (Athens)
2.1

10 km
10.8 km (6.7 mi) to the W Southern Greece
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Wednesday, June 12, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 12, 03:15 pm (Athens)
1.3

13 km
Aegean Sea, 10.5 km south of Aegina Island, Attica, Greece
Info
Monday, June 10, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 11, 01:57 am (Athens)
1.4

16 km
Aegean Sea, 18 km south of Aegina Island, Attica, Greece
Info
Saturday, June 8, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 8, 08:38 pm (Athens)
2.2

158 km
24 km (15 mi) to the NW Aegean Sea, 17 km west of Aegina Island, Attica, Greece
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Friday, June 7, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 7, 11:32 pm (Athens)
1.4

16 km
Nomos Piraios, 63 km southwest of Athens, Nomarchia Athinas, Attica, Greece
Info
Sunday, June 2, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 2, 05:06 pm (Athens)
1.8

11 km
10.9 km (6.7 mi) to the N Aegean Sea, 18 km southwest of Aegina Island, Attica, Greece
Info

Background

Poros consists of a small Pliocene to Pleistocene lava volcano erupted from fissures (IAVCEI, Keller 1982).
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Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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The island Poros ("Sphairia") is the former volcano. (c) Tobias Schorr
The island Poros ("Sphairia") is the former volcano. (c) Tobias Schorr
The sea between Peloponnese and Poros island. (c) Tobias Schorr
The sea between Peloponnese and Poros island. (c) Tobias Schorr
A fishing boat at Poros. (c) Tobias Schorr
A fishing boat at Poros. (c) Tobias Schorr
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