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Sousaki volcano

Lavadome 200 m
Greece, 37.94°N / 23.09°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: Explosive (?), today only hydrothermal & fumarolic activity
Sousaki volcano eruptions:
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Tue, 15 Aug
Tue, 15 Aug 02:53 UTCM 2.0 / 10.6 km48 km31 Km SE from Galaxidi
Sat, 12 Aug
Sat, 12 Aug 07:00 UTCM 1.4 / 9.1 km39 km22 Km SSE from Thebes
Fri, 4 Aug
Fri, 4 Aug 19:18 UTCM 1.4 / 7.8 km40 km27 Km NW from Corinth
Tue, 18 Jul
Tue, 18 Jul 13:19 UTCM 2.1 / 8 km10 kmSOUTHERN GREECE
Thu, 13 Jul
Thu, 13 Jul 12:07 UTCM 1.8 / 7.8 km31 km16 Km SSW from Thebes
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The Sousaki volcano is an area with about 2-4 former eruption centers. Probably mainly hydrothermal and phreatic eruptions, about 1-3 Mi. years before today. It is the north-western part of the Cycladic arch of the active Greek volcanoes. The earthquakes of 1997 of 3-4 R had as a result the uprising magma in higher areas of the earth crust. So future activities are possible, even there have been no historic eruptions been reported. Also the area around the volcano is stressed by many fault systems that are a cause of high seismic activity in the area of Gerania mountains and the Loutraki thermal spings are probably also connected to the "Sousaki magma chamber". The area is controlled by the Greek Geological Instistute IGME.


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