Chalpatan volcano

Updated: Aug 13, 2022 00:19 GMT - Refresh
Caldera 3624 m / 11890 ft
Ecuador, 0.71°N / -77.78°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Chalpatan volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)
Lastest nearby earthquakes:
TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Saturday, August 6, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 6, 2022 12:34 am (GMT -5) (Aug 6, 2022 05:34 GMT)

1 km
19 km (12 mi)
193 Km Al Norte De Esmeraldas, Ecuador
Thursday, August 4, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 4, 2022 7:47 am (GMT -5) (Aug 4, 2022 12:47 GMT)

5 km
21 km (13 mi)
Colombia-Ecuador Border Region, A 17.36 Km De Cumbal
Sunday, July 31, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Jul 31, 2022 10:06 am (GMT -5) (Jul 31, 2022 15:06 GMT)

4 km
6.3 km (3.9 mi)
Ecuador - Carchi, A 13.53 Km De San Gabriel
Jul 31, 2022 8:09 am (GMT -5) (Jul 31, 2022 13:09 GMT)

5 km
12 km (7.5 mi)
Ecuador - Carchi, A 17.87 Km De San Gabriel


The Chalpatan caldera is of Plio-Pleistocene age (Beate 1992, pers. comm.). A single Potassium-Argon age of 2.0 million years ago has been obtained (INECEL 1987).
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS
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