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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
Wed, 19 Apr
Wed, 19 Apr 00:09 UTCM 1.2 / 10 km31 km17 Km WNW from Corinth
Tue, 18 Apr
Tue, 18 Apr 22:12 UTCM 1.4 / 8.9 km35 km20 Km WNW from Corinth
Tue, 18 Apr 14:22 UTCM 2.3 / 15.5 km10 km13 Km NE from Corinth
Sun, 16 Apr
Sun, 16 Apr 11:35 UTCM 1.9 / 13.7 km26 km20 Km SSW from Thebes
Sat, 15 Apr
Sat, 15 Apr 14:10 UTCM 2.0 / 13.2 km18 km19 Km SSE from Aigina
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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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