Cerro Moiro volcano

Pyroclastic cone 4250 m / 13944 ft
Bolivia, -21.68°S / -67.47°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Tuesday, December 7, 2021 07:47 GMT (1 earthquake)
Dec 7, 2021 3:47 am (GMT -4) (Dec 7, 2021 07:47 GMT)

223 km
83 km (52 mi)
Departamento de Potosi, 201 km west of Tarija, Bolivia
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 18:18 GMT (1 earthquake)
Nov 24, 2021 2:18 pm (GMT -4) (Nov 24, 2021 18:18 GMT)

177 km
34 km (21 mi)
272 km southwest of Ciudad Potosi, Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia


The International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior data sheets (1973) listed Cerro Moiro (also known as Cerro Negro) in SW Bolivia as being active during the past 2000 years, but de Silva and Francis (1991) found no evidence from satellite image analysis of Holocene activity. Later higher-resolution satellite imagery suggested a possible Pleistocene age (de Silva 2007, pers. comm.). The andesitic scoria cone was constructed on a rhyolitic ignimbrite plateau.
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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