Cerro Overo volcano

maar 4555 m / 14,944 ft
Chile / Argentinien (Norden) + Bolivien, Südamerika, -23.52°S / -67.67°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Cerro Overo is an isolated basaltic maar in northern Chile, located on the lower NE flank of Chiliques volcano, west of the Salar de Aguas Calientes, and 20 km north of Lascar volcano. The fresh morphology suggests a possible Holocene age. It contains a 600-m-wide and 80-m-deep crater.
Cerro Overo erupted the least silica-rich volcanic rocks (basalts) found in this part of the Central Andes.

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Typical eruption style: explosive
Cerro Overo volcano eruptions: possibly less than 10,000 years ago

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
12 Jun 2021 03:00:04 GMT
3.5

229 km
37 km (23 mi)
208 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile



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