Kyatwa Volcano | John Seach


Ndale volcanic field

0.45 N, 30.25 E
summit elevation 1430 m
Tuff cones

Kyatwa volcano is located in western Uganda, east of the Ruwenzori Mountains.
The volcano is located halfway between Lake Edward and Lake Albert, and consists of tuff cones and lake-filled maars.

2009 Earthquake
A magnitude 5.0 earthquake hit under the volcano on Sunday, 18th October 2009 at 03:39 am. Location 0.460N, 30.173E, depth 13 km.

Further reading
Maasha, Ntungwa. "The seismicity of the Ruwenzori region in Uganda." Journal of Geophysical Research 80.11 (1975): 1485-1496.

Holmes, Arthur, and Henry Francis Harwood. "Petrology of the volcanic fields east and south-east of Ruwenzori, Uganda." Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society 88.1-4 (1932): 370-442.

Kyatwa Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.