Caichinque volcano

stratovolcano 4450 m / 14,600 feet
Chile / Argentinien (Norden) + Bolivien, Südamerika, -23.95°S / -67.73°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

Caichinque volcano is a relatively small volcanic complex in northern Chile. It devides Salar Capur from Salar Talar. There are more than 6 vents that have erupted andesitic-to-dacitic lava flows. The youngest of these are found on the NE and SE sides of the Cainque stratovolcano, including one that traveled 6 km to the east and formed 2 lobes into the Salar Talar. The age of the flows is unknown and estimated between pre-historical times and Pleistocene.

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Typical eruption style: explosive
Caichinque volcano eruptions: none in recent times

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Thu, 17 Jun 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
17 Jun 2021 00:30:32 GMT
2.5

2 km
49 km (30 mi)
Provincia de Antofagasta, 209 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 (GMT) (4 earthquakes)
12 Jun 2021 17:45:51 GMT
3.6

205 km
32 km (20 mi)
232 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile
12 Jun 2021 12:15:43 GMT
3.2

222 km
27 km (17 mi)
Provincia de El Loa, 297 km east of Antofagasta, Chile
12 Jun 2021 10:48:29 GMT
3.6

238 km
48 km (30 mi)
246 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile
12 Jun 2021 03:00:04 GMT
3.5

229 km
22 km (14 mi)
208 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile



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