View of Harrat Lunayyir from the Space Shuttle
View of Harrat Lunayyir from the Space Shuttle

Ḥarrat Lunayyir (Arabic: حَرَّة لُنَيِّر) is a lava field in northwestern Saudi Arabia.[1] In 2009 there were swarms of small earthquakes in the area;[2] 2289 people were evacuated from the area.[3] Fissures opened on the surface, and the area might now be considered volcanically active.

References

  1. ^ "Global Volcanism Program - Harrat Lunayyir - Summary". Volcano.si.edu. Retrieved 2020-11-07. Harrat Lunayyir
  2. ^ "Swarm of Saudi earthquakes raises concerns - Technology & science - Science - OurAmazingPlanet - NBC News". Retrieved 2010-09-27.
  3. ^ "Harrat Lunayyir Volcano, Saudi Arabia - John Seach". 2009-05-21. Retrieved 2010-09-27.