Volcano Name: Sete Cidades Smithsonian Inst ID (SI_VNUM): 382080
Alternate Name:
Caldeira Seca
Caldeira do Alferes
Caldeira do Alferes
Carvao
Eguas
Ferrarias
Ilheu Dos Mosteiros
Lagoa Rasa
Lagoa de Santiago
Lagoa de Sao Tiago
Lagoa do Canario
Lagoa do Pilar
Mulata
Pico da Cruz
Pico das Camarinhas
Pico de Mafra
Pico do Boi
Pico do Cavalo
Pico do Cedro
Pico do Enforcado
Pico do Varzea
Scara
Seara Cerrado de Ladeira
Volcano Type: Stratovolcano(es)
Latitude: 37.8666666700
Longitude: -25.7833333300
Region: Atlantic Ocean Sub Region: Azores
Date Entered: 02/05/2012

Eruption Details

Eruption Start Date: 1444 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Historical records
Eruption Date Quality: High quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.060 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.270 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.000 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 0.060 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 0.270 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date: 380 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Tephrochronology
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.113 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.300 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.400 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Trachyte
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Trachyte
Eruption Start Date: 163 Date Error: 290
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Medium quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 1860 C14 Date Error: 100
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.170 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.400 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.600 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Trachyte
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Trachyte
Eruption Start Date: -1749 Date Error: 537
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 3400 C14 Date Error:
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.160 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.680 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.600 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Calculated)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 0.160 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 0.680 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date: -2283 Date Error: 593
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 3800 C14 Date Error:
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.140 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.400 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.500 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Calculated)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 0.140 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 0.400 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date: -2353 Date Error: 655
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 3900 C14 Date Error:
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.070 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.240 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.100 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Calculated)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 0.070 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 0.240 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date: -3050 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Tephrochronology
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.130 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.530 (Literature)
Magnitude : 6.000 (Literature)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Tephra fall DRE Volume (km3): 0.130 (Literature)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): 0.530 (Literature)
Eruption Start Date: 24691 BP Date Error: 654
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Medium quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 21160 C14 Date Error: 180
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): <= 6.000 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): < 13.800 (Literature)
Magnitude : 6.100 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Magma: Trachyandesite-Trachyte
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Trachyte
Trachyandesite

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