Cerro del Leon volcano

stratovolcano 5760 m / 18,898 ft
Chile / Argentinien (Norden) + Bolivien, Südamerika, -22.15°S / -68.12°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

Cerro del Leon stratovolcano is located in northern Chile next to the massive Chao lava dome.

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Typical eruption style: explosive
Cerro del Leon volcano eruptions: unknown, probably less than 100,000 years ago

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Thu, 29 Jul 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
29 Jul 2021 11:35:48 GMT

180 km
38 km (24 mi)
93 km east of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile
Wed, 28 Jul 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
28 Jul 6:50 am (GMT -4) (28 Jul 2021 10:50:13 GMT)

190 km
43 km (27 mi)
Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia, 126 km east of Calama, Chile
Thu, 22 Jul 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
22 Jul 2021 12:16:20 GMT

120 km
48 km (30 mi)
80 km northeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile
Tue, 20 Jul 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
20 Jul 2021 01:41:25 GMT

195 km
39 km (24 mi)
Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia, 126 km east of Calama, Chile

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