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Number of earthquakes under Chiles-Cerro Negro volcano during the past months (IGPEN)
Sunday, May 24, 2015
Seismic activity at the volcano has been decreasing during the past months. No other signs of volcanic unrest have been detected. [more]
Earthquake locations at Chiles volcano during 1-8 Jan 2015 (IGEPN)
Monday, Jan 19, 2015
Seismic activity remains high with an average of almost 1200 small quakes detected on a daily basis under the Chiles volcano. ... [more]
 

Cerro Negro de Mayasquer volcano

stratovolcano 4445 m / 14,583 ft
Colombia, 0.83°N / -77.96°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Last update: 24 May 2015
Typical eruption style: explosive
Cerro Negro de Mayasquer volcano eruptions: 1936(?)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sat, 16 Sep
Sat, 16 Sep 19:15 UTCM 2.9 / 23 km5 km COLOMBIA-ECUADOR BORDER REGION
Wed, 16 Aug 07:05 UTCM 2.2 / 3 km26 km COLOMBIA-ECUADOR BORDER REGION
Cerro Negro de Mayasquer is an andesitic to dacitic stratovolcano on the Colombia-Ecuador border. It contains a caldera open to the west.
An historical eruption reported in 1936 is probably false and may have been from Reventador volcano.
Solfataras are found on the shore of a small crater lake.

Background:

The higher and glacier-covered summit of the extinct Chiles stratovolcano lies only 3 km to the SE. Chiles last erupted about 160,000 years ago, but still has hot springs and an active hydrothermal system at its eastern flank.


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