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Caichinque volcano

Updated: Jul 3, 2022 17:51 GMT - Refresh
stratovolcano 4450 m / 14,600 feet
Northern Chile, Bolivia and Argentina (South America), -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
Lastest nearby earthquakes:
TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Saturday, July 2, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jul 2, 2022 7:42 am (GMT -3) (Jul 2, 2022 10:42 GMT)

228 km
47 km (29 mi)
Antofagasta, Chile, 206 km west of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, Argentina
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 29, 2022 8:45 pm (GMT -3) (Jun 29, 2022 23:45 GMT)

224 km
70 km (43 mi)
184 km northwest of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, Argentina
Saturday, June 25, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 25, 2022 5:31 pm (GMT -3) (Jun 25, 2022 20:31 GMT)

190 km
84 km (52 mi)
Jujuy, 63 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina
Monday, June 20, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 20, 2022 4:04 pm (GMT -3) (Jun 20, 2022 19:04 GMT)

214 km
42 km (26 mi)
218 km west of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, Argentina
Sunday, June 19, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 19, 2022 5:08 pm (GMT -3) (Jun 19, 2022 20:08 GMT)

226 km
47 km (29 mi)
Salta, 203 km west of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina

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