Data from the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution
Details for: Uwayrid, Harrat
The large dark wedge-shaped area near the center of this Space Shuttle image is Harrat 'Uwayrid, a major volcanic field in NW Saudi Arabia that contains basaltic scoria and tuff cones. Bedouin legends say that Hala-'l-Bedr erupted fire and stones in 640 CE, killing herdsmen and their cattle and sheep. Another volcanic field, Harrat ar Rahah (top-left), lies to the NW. NASA Space Shuttle image STS37-152-84, 1991 (http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/).
Volcano Number:231020
Volcano Name:Uwayrid, Harrat
Country:Saudi Arabia
Volcano Type:Volcanic field
Last Eruption:640 CE
Elevation:1920m
Tectonic Setting:Intraplate / Continental crust (> 25 km)
Pop. within 5km:659
Pop. within 10km:659
Pop. within 30km:659
Pop. within 100km:58643
Latitude:27.08
Longitude:37.25



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
231020 Uwayrid, Harrat 14150 Uncertain Eruption 2 ? Hala-'l-Bedr, Hala-'l-'Ishqua or both Anthropology 640
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