Vakak Volcano - John Seach


Wardak Province, Afghanistan

34.25 N, 67.97 E
summit elevation 3190 m
Volcanic field

The volcanic field is located 115 km SW of Kabul.
There are 18 volcanoes in the field. The Vakak group is the result of hotspot volcanism. It is antipodal to Easter Island oceanic volcanism.

A magnitude 6 earthquake hit 140 km SE of the volcano in 6th October 2008.

Vakak Volcano Eruptions

Vakak Volcano has erupted within the past 10,000 years