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Sousaki volcano

Lavadome 200 m
Greece, 37.94°N / 23.09°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: Explosive (?), today only hydrothermal & fumarolic activity
Sousaki volcano eruptions:
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Tue, 20 Feb
Tue, 20 Feb 23:53 UTCM 1.8 / 10.4 km43 km31 Km NW from Corinth
Sun, 18 Feb
Sun, 18 Feb 22:27 UTCM 1.3 / 10.1 km31 km15 Km SSW from Thebes
Sun, 18 Feb 06:06 UTCM 1.3 / 12.3 km14 km11 Km SSE from Corinth
Sat, 17 Feb
Sat, 17 Feb 18:32 UTCM 1.8 / 7.9 km20 km13 Km S from Corinth
Sat, 17 Feb 05:57 UTCM 1.6 / 50.1 km54 km15 Km WNW from Navplion
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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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