When did Santorini erupt?

Is Santorini going to erupt again?

The website Volcano Discovery states “There are some (still minor) signs that the volcano of Santorini could wake up in a medium future (months to years.) … “It is quite certain, though, that the volcano will erupt in the future again, because it is an active volcano and far from extinct.”

How did the Santorini eruption affect history?

Minoan culture, the dominant civilization in the Mediterranean at the time, crumbled as a result of the eruption, historians believe, changing the political landscape of the ancient world indefinitely. Environmental effects were felt across the globe, as far away as China and perhaps even North America and Antarctica.

What killed the Minoans?

Volcanic explosion. Three and a half thousand years ago, the tiny Aegean island of Thera was devastated by one of the worst natural disasters since the Ice Age – a huge volcanic eruption. This cataclysm happened 100km from the island of Crete, the home of the thriving Minoan civilisation.

Is Santorini a supervolcano?

Santorini is a volcanic Island group at the central south end of the Cyclades in the Aegean Sea (Greece). As a popular tourist destination in Greece, it is renowned for its spectacular sea-filled volcanic caldera sourrounded by steep colorful cliffs, the beauty of its villages and fields.

What volcano is erupting right now in the world?

HVO reported that the summit eruption at Kilauea continued in Halema`uma`u Crater during 6-12 October.

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Volcano Sinabung
Country Indonesia
Eruption Start Date 2020 Aug 8
Eruption Stop Date 2021 Oct 14 (continuing)
Max VEI 3

When was the last earthquake in Santorini?

The last earthquakes recorded near Santorini: Sunday, April 26, 2020 2:12 AM Magnitude: 4.1. Sunday, January 13, 2019 9:27 AM Magnitude: 4.2.