Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Details for: Alayta
Alayta shield volcano (left-center) covers an area of 2,700 km2 in the western Danakil depression. A series of recent craters is aligned along the NNW-trending axis. The Alayta lava field (center dark area) was erupted from N-S-trending fissures along the E side of the volcano and reaches the W flank of Afderà volcano, immediately S of Lake Guilietti (Lake Afrera) at the upper right-center. NASA Landsat image, 1999 (courtesy of Hawaii Synergy Project, Univ. of Hawaii Institute of Geophysics & Planetology).
Volcano Number:221112
Volcano Name:Alayta
Country:Ethiopia
Volcano Type:Shield
Last Eruption:1915 CE
Elevation:1496m
Tectonic Setting:Rift zone / Intermediate crust (15-25 km)
Pop. within 5km:156
Pop. within 10km:925
Pop. within 30km:13459
Pop. within 100km:330411
Latitude:12.888
Longitude:40.573



Eruption Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Volcano Number Volcano Name Eruption Number Activity Type Explosivity Index Max Explosivity Index Modifier Activity Area Activity Unit Start Evidence Method Start Date End Date
221112 Alayta 13940 Confirmed Eruption 2 SE flank Historical Observations 1907 1907/8/4
221112 Alayta 13941 Confirmed Eruption 2 Historical Observations 1915
Emissions Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
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Data from the SESAR Database
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Data from the MaGa Database
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