Cerro Ascotan volcano

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)

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Thursday, September 23, 2021 21:34 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Sep 23, 2021 6:34 pm (GMT -3) (Sep 23, 2021 21:34 GMT)

113 km
50 km (31 mi)
74 km northeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile
Sep 23, 2021 8:01 am (GMT -3) (Sep 23, 2021 11:01 GMT)

104 km
38 km (24 mi)
El Loa, 104 km northeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile
Monday, September 20, 2021 13:09 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 20, 2021 10:09 am (GMT -3) (Sep 20, 2021 13:09 GMT)

130 km
42 km (26 mi)
105 km northeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 15:47 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 15, 2021 11:47 am (GMT -4) (Sep 15, 2021 15:47 GMT)

139 km
14 km (8.7 mi)
Departamento de Potosi, 406 km southwest of Sucre, Bolivia


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.
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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