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Sousaki volcano

Lavadome 200 m
Greece, 37.94°N / 23.09°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: Explosive (?), today only hydrothermal & fumarolic activity
Sousaki volcano eruptions:
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sat, 18 Jan 2020
Sat, 18 Jan 21:11 UTCM 1.5 / 5 km27 km (Greece)
Fri, 17 Jan 2020
Fri, 17 Jan 14:31 UTCM 1.7 / 18 km23 km (Greece)
Wed, 15 Jan 2020
Wed, 15 Jan 08:42 UTCM 1.8 / 18 km16 km (Greece)
Sun, 12 Jan 2020
Sun, 12 Jan 05:58 UTCM 2.6 / 10 km18 km Greece
Sat, 11 Jan 2020
Sat, 11 Jan 20:25 UTCM 1.4 / 10 km25 km (Greece)
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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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