Cerro Bayo volcano

complex volcano 5401 m / 17,720 ft
Chile / Argentinien (Norden) + Bolivien, Südamerika, -25.42°S / -68.58°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

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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Typical eruption style: effusive
Cerro Bayo volcano eruptions: none in recent times, but less than 10,000 years ago

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Tue, 15 Jun 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
15 Jun 2021 09:59:03 GMT
3.4

118 km
44 km (27 mi)
Provincia de Chañaral, 234 km northeast of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile



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