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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, 21 Nov
Tue, 21 Nov 13:35 UTCM 1.7 / 13 km39 km31 Km NNW from Corinth
Tue, 21 Nov 11:57 UTCM 2.5 / 10 km42 km GREECE
Mon, 20 Nov
Mon, 20 Nov 20:33 UTCM 1.5 / 7.8 km16 km8 Km S from Corinth
Fri, 17 Nov
Fri, 17 Nov 16:30 UTCM 2.6 / 5.5 km48 km31 Km SE from Galaxidi
Fri, 17 Nov 11:57 UTCM 1.9 / 10.9 km36 km21 Km WNW from Corinth
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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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