Jabal Yar

Observations of Deformation

Volcano number:231080
Region:
Country:Saudi Arabia
Geodetic measurements?No
Measurement method(s):No measurements
Characteristics of deformation:

Jabal Yar is the only historically active volcanic field in Saudi Arabia. The last eruption recorded was a VEI 2 event in 1810. Unrest has been recorded since 1900, with active hot springs identified (Brown et al., 2015).

A national seismic network is located in Saudi Arabia.
Note that all ‘volcanoes’ in Saudi Arabia are volcanic fields normally comprising multiple, monogenetic (single eruption) vents.

Reference(s):Smithsonian Institution Global Volcanism Program
http://www.volcano.si.edu/volcano.cfm?vn=231080
Regional and country profiles of volcanic hazard and risk. Report IV of the GVM/IAVCEI contribution to the Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction 2015
S.K. Brown, R.S.J. Sparks, K. Mee, C. Vye-Brown, E. Ilyinskaya, S. Jenkins, S.C. Loughlin
http://www.preventionweb.net/english/hyogo/gar/2015/en/bgdocs/risk-section/GVMd.%20Global%20Volcanic%20Hazards%20and%20Risk%20Country%20volcanic%20hazard%20and%20risk%20profiles..pdf
Location:17.05, 42.83
REST API endpoint (JSON):https://comet.nerc.ac.uk/wp-json/volcanodb/v1/volcano/2058