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Coso Vulkan

Aktualisiert: 2. Dez. 2022 23:23 GMT -
Schichtvulkan 2400 m / 7,874 ft
Kalifornien (Canada and USA (mainland)), 36.03°N / -117.82°W
Aktueller Status: normal / ruhend (1 von 5)
Last update: 29 Feb 2020 (Strong earthquake swarm- no cause for concern)

The Coso volcanic field is located east of the Sierra Nevada Range at the western edge of the Basin and Range province, California. It consists of 38 old rhyolitic lava domes and basaltic cinder cones covering a 400 sq km area. volcano is located 200 km north of Los Angeles, California.
Eruptions in this area over the past 4 million years produced 35 km3 of lava, the youngest eruptions are probably from the basaltic Volcano Peak cinder cone and occurred more than 33,000 years ago.
Coso Geothermal System
There is geothermal activity in an ENE trending zone between Sugarloaf Mountain and the Coso Hot Springs. The Coso Hot Springs have fumaroles and intermittently active geysers. Fumaroles at Devils Kitchen and the adjacent Nicol area are located in an explosion crater surrounding a rhyolite lava dome.

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Typische Aktivität: Explosiv
Ausbrüche des Coso: none during the past 10,000 years

Letzte Erdbeben in der Nähe

UhrzeitMag. / TiefeEntfernung/Ort
Mittwoch, 30. November 2022 GMT (1 Beben)
29. Nov. 2022 22:29 (GMT -8) (30. Nov. 2022 06:29 GMT)
2.0

4.5 km
20 km (12 mi)
29 km nördlich von Ridgecrest, Kern County, Kalifornien, USA
Sonntag, 20. November 2022 GMT (1 Beben)
19. Nov. 2022 21:35 (GMT -8) (20. Nov. 2022 05:35 GMT)
2.0

1.1 km
2.3 km (1.4 mi)
45 km nördlich von Ridgecrest, Kern County, Kalifornien, USA

Beschreibung

The latest dated eruption formed the Volcano Peak basaltic cinder cone and lava flow and was Potassium-Argon dated at 39,000 +/- 33,000 years ago, but the youngest lava dome may even be younger than 11,000 years ago.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS
Sa, 6. Jul 2019, 19:29

Coso volcano (California, USA (mainland exept Alaska)) activity update: Strong earthquake swarm- no cause for concern

The M7.1 earthquake has also triggered an earthquake swarm at the southern end of the volcanic field, with around 30 earthquakes per hour. Read all
Di, 11. Dez 2012, 06:48

Coso volcanic field (California): seismic swarm coming to an end

Location of recent quakes in the Coso volcanic field (red=past 48 hours, yellow=past week)
The recent earthquake swarm at Coso Volcanic Field seems to be over. Read all
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