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Cerro Alutate volcano

Stratovolcano 2116 m / 6942 ft
Guatemala, 14.65°N / -90.14°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
Cerro Alutate volcano books
Typical eruption style: unspecified
Cerro Alutate volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene) No recent earthquakes
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation

Background:

Cerro Alutate is a small Quaternary stratovolcano located well north of the Guatemalan volcanic front, about 20 km north of Lake Ayarza. It is part of the so called Behind-Volcanic-Front region (Walker, 1981; Libbey et al., 2015). Other areas of Quaternary volcanics are found to the NW and NE in a region of mostly Tertiary volcanic rocks, south of the Motagua fault system.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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