Shiga volcano

shield volcanoes 2041 m / 6,696 ft
Honshu, Japan, 36.69°N / 138.52°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

Shiga volcano is a group of small andesitic shield volcanoes and pyroclastic cones immediately north of Kusatsu-Shirane volcano.
The last eruptions were about 250,000 and 10,000 years ago. The complex was built on top of a large lava plateau that was erupted between about 300,000 to 200,000 years ago.

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Typical eruption style: effusive
Shiga volcano eruptions: no eruptions during the past 10,000 years

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Sun, 13 Jun 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
Jun 13, 2021 16:00:57.12 (13 Jun 2021 07:00:57 GMT)
2.8

193 km
46 km (29 mi)
Kitaazumi Gun, 22 km northwest of Nagano, Japan



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