Makura Volcano | John Seach


Emae Island, Shefa Province, Vanuatu

17.0 S, 168.5 E
summit elevation 644 m (Emae Island)

Makura is a little known volcano in central Vanuatu. The volcano contains a caldera which is located approximately 25 km South of Epi Island. Only the northern (Emae Island) and southern (Mataso Island) rims remain. The island of Makura is the peak of the central cone. The summit is Maunga Lasi on Emae.

2013 Earthquake
A magnitude 4.5 earthqukae occurred under Emae Island on 20th July 2013.

Makura Volcano Eruptions

Eruptions may have occurred in the past 10,000 years.