West Mata

West Mata is a submarine volcano at 1,100 meters depth 200 kilometres (120 mi) southwest of the Samoas. Its eruptions are currently the deepest observed.[2][3]

West Mata
Bands of glowing magma from West Mata (May 2009)
Highest point
Elevation-1,100 metres (-4,000 ft)[1]
Coordinates15.101°S 173.759°W / -15.101; -173.759
Location200km SW of Samoas
Mountain typeSubmarine volcano
Last eruption2008 to 2009

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