Magnitude: VEI-7
Time: 1000
Country: NORTHKOREA

CHINA-E

This volcano erupted on 1000 in NorthKorea where it released a signifant amount of explosivity , reaching a Volcanic Explosivity Index of 7 (VEI: 7). The VEI scale was developed by the USGS and is open-ended with the largest volcanoes in history given a magnitude 8. A value of 0 is given for non-explosive eruptions . This particular volcano, named Changbaishan is classified as a historical stratovolcano and is perched at an elevation of 2744ft.


Surface Geology

Underlying geological composition for the surrounding area.

Western Alaska Range - porphyry copper
Cretaceous porphyry prospects along the Kahiltna Basin-Peninsula terrane boundary
Pacific Margin - porphyry copper
Cretaceous through middle Tertiary volcanic and intrusive rocks representing a series of continental- and island-arc systems accreted and superimposed onto the paleomargin of northeast Asia.

Surface Lithology

Qv - Igneous - Volcanic
Youngest volcanic rocks
Qv - Igneous - Volcanic
Youngest volcanic rocks
Qv - Igneous - Volcanic
Youngest volcanic rocks

Related USGS Publications

70159748 - 2016 - Unusually large tsunamis frequent a currently creeping part of the Aleutian megathrust



Latest Volcano Events

Recent Volcano activity from around the globe.



Nearby Tsunamis
7.1
mag
RYUKYUISLANDS
10-18-1995 T10:37:26.3
7.5
mag
RYUKYUISLANDS
06-24-1901 T00:00:00
8
mag
RYUKYUISLANDS
06-15-1911 T14:26:00
6.8
mag
RYUKYUISLANDS
10-19-1995 T02:41:36.1
6.6
mag
RYUKYUISLANDS
07-18-1961 T14:04:00
6.6
mag
KYUSHUISLAND
10-18-1996 T10:50:20.8
6.7
mag
JAPAN
11-13-2015 T20:51:03
7.1
mag
SEIKAIDO
01-12-1914 T09:28:00
6.5
mag
N.KAGOSHIMABAY
07-20-0766 T00:00:00
7.6
mag
SEIKAIDO
02-26-1961 T18:10:48.7




Volcano Measurement
volcano scale

Volcano Stats
year 1000
id 51
location China-E
time 1000
latitude 41.98
type Stratovolcano
vei 7
status Historical
elevation 2744
name Changbaishan
longitude 128.08
country NorthKorea

Nearby Earthquakes
6.3
mag
NORTHKOREA:KAESONG
08-01-1385
6.3
mag
JAPAN:HONSHU:ISHIKAWA,TOYAMA,NIIGATA
02-07-1993 T13:27:42
6.0
mag
CHINA:SHANDONGPROVINCE
05-23-1948 T09:13:18
6.7
mag
JAPAN:HONSHU:WCOAST
03-25-2007 T00:41:57
6.4
mag
JAPAN:SW.HONSHUISLAND
06-29-1799
6.5
mag
SOUTHKOREA:CHUNGCHONG
09-12-1700
6.6
mag
JAPAN:KATSUYAMA
04-01-1726
7.0
mag
CHINA:SHANDONGPROVINCE
06-01--070
5.4
mag
SOUTHKOREA:POHANG
11-15-2017 T05:29:32
7.3
mag
JAPAN:HONSHU:SW
03-07-1927