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Cerro Ascotan Volcano

Updated: Jun 23, 2024 23:21 GMT -
Stratovolcano 5473 m / 17956 ft
Northern Chile / Bolivia border, -21.68°S / -68.12°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Cerro Ascotan volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance / Location
Jun 22, 11:11 am (La Paz)
2.6

141 km
22 km (14 mi) to the NE Potosi, Bolivia
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Saturday, June 15, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 15, 04:35 am (Santiago)
4.6

110 km
25 km (15 mi) to the SW 67 km S of Ollagüe, Chile
Info

Background

The orrect name is Ascotán (Moreno, 1985 pers. comm.), not Acostán (IAVCEI, 1973). De Silva (2007 pers. comm.) considered the volcano to be of Pleistocene age.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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