Moua Pihaa Volcano | John Seach


Society Islands, French Polynesia

18.32 S, 148.67 W
summit elevation -180 m
Submarine volcano

Moua Pihaa volcano is located 70 km SE of Tahiti. Seismicity in 1969 and 1970 indicated possible eruptions.

Further reading
Binard, N., et al. "Styles of eruptive activity on intraplate volcanoes in the Society and Austral hot spot regions: Bathymetry, petrology, and submersible observations." Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 97.B10 (1992): 13999-14015.

Devey, Colin W., et al. "Active submarine volcanism on the Society hotspot swell (West Pacific): a geochemical study." Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth 95.B4 (1990): 5049-5066.

Moua Pihaa Volcano Eruptions

1970, 1969