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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
Sat, 17 Jun
Sat, 17 Jun 02:03 UTCM 3.5 / 2 km18 km3.5 GREECE
Sun, 4 Jun
Sun, 4 Jun 19:13 UTCM 1.7 / 10.4 km32 km16 Km SW from Thebes
Wed, 31 May
Wed, 31 May 17:12 UTCM 1.8 / 13.3 km29 km21 Km NNW from Corinth
Wed, 31 May 14:02 UTCM 1.5 / 12.2 km24 km14 Km SSW from Corinth
Mon, 29 May
Mon, 29 May 04:40 UTCM 1.2 / 11.7 km32 km18 Km SW 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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