Cinder Butte volcano

Shield 1337 m / 4386 ft
California, United States, 40.87°N / -121.49°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 11:06 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 15, 2021 4:06 am (GMT -7) (Sep 15, 2021 11:06 GMT)
1.3

6.4 km
50 km (31 mi)
42 Km NNW of Susanville, California
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 11:54 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 14, 2021 4:54 am (GMT -7) (Sep 14, 2021 11:54 GMT)
1.5

1.5 km
31 km (19 mi)
12km N of Viola, CA
Monday, September 13, 2021 21:39 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 13, 2021 2:39 pm (GMT -7) (Sep 13, 2021 21:39 GMT)
1.3

2.6 km
44 km (27 mi)
15km NNE of Mineral, CA
Saturday, September 11, 2021 09:16 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Sep 11, 2021 2:16 am (GMT -7) (Sep 11, 2021 09:16 GMT)
1.6

2.5 km
44 km (27 mi)
15km NNE of Mineral, CA
Sep 11, 2021 1:05 am (GMT -7) (Sep 11, 2021 08:05 GMT)
1.1

2.4 km
44 km (27 mi)
15km NNE of Mineral, CA

Background

The Cinder Butte shield volcano and flank pyroclastic cones was listed as latest Pleistocene or Holocene (Sarna-Wojcicki et al. 1983), and as Holocene by Luedke and Smith (1981) and Miller (1989). However, Clynne (in Wood and Kienle 1990) indicated Cinder Butte is slightly older than the Hat Creek lava flow, assigned an age of between 15,000 and 40,000 years (Clynne and Muffler, 2010), and Clynne et al. (2012) assigned an age of 30,000 to 50,000 years to the Cinder Butte cone cluster.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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