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Cerro Bayo volcano

complex volcano 5401 m / 17,720 ft
Northern Chile, Bolivia and Argentina, South America, -25.42°S / -68.58°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: effusive
Cerro Bayo volcano eruptions: none in recent times, but less than 10,000 years ago
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Thu, 15 Aug 2019
Thu, 15 Aug 04:47 UTCM 2.8 / 131 km28 km114 km al NE de El Salvador (Chile)
Cerro Bayo is a complex volcano on the northern Chile/Argentina border. The volcano contains a young cone exactly on the border with a 400 m wide crater which has erupted two 4 km long lava flows to the north and NW.
The youngest known product of the volcano are 2 dacitic lava flows that traveled to the north and were erupted from the summit crater located on the Chilean side.


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