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Salton Buttes ηφαίστειο

Τελευταία ανανενώση: 26 Νοεμβρίου 2022 08:18 GMT -
θόλους λάβας -40 m / -131 feet
Καλιφόρνια (Καναδάς και ΗΠΑ (ηπειρωτική χώρα)), 33.2°N / -115.62°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
Last update: 14 Mar 2022

The Salton Buttes volcanic field consist of 5 small rhyolitic lava domes built above sediments of the Colorado River delta within the Salton Sea geothermal field, located at the SE margin of the Salton Sea, California.

Διαδραστικός χάρτης
Typical eruption style: Εκρηκτικός
Salton Buttes ηφαίστειο εκρήξεις: about 3000 years ago

Latest nearby earthquakes

ΏραMag. / ΒάθοςΑπόσταση/Τοποθεσία
Πέμπτη, 24 Νοεμβρίου 2022 GMT (1 σεισμός)
23 Νοε 2022 23:21 (GMT -8) (24 Νοε 2022 07:21 GMT)
2.4
52 km (32 mi)
46 km νότια από Indian Wells, Riverside County, Καλιφόρνια, Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες

Background

Recent dating of young zircons (which typically crystallize prior to eruption) place the date of the lava domes at 10,300 +/- 1000 years ago, consistent with early Holocene hydration rind dates from Obsidian Butte. Wave-cut benches originating from Lake Cahuilla, which existed from about 20,500 to 3000 years ago, prior to the 20th century formation of the Salton Sea due to an accidental spill-over of the Colorado River, are found on all of the domes. Older, sediment-buried Pleistocene rhyolitic lava domes have been found in geothermal drill holes. The Salton Sea geothermal field produces saline geothermal brines.
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Source: GVP Salton Buttes information


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS
Thu, 21 Feb 2013, 17:58

Salton Buttes volcano (California, USA (mainland exept Alaska)) activity update

Map of recent quakes near the Salton Sea
A small swarm of earthquakes has been occurring under the SE shore area of the Salton Sea during the past few days, but the recorded quakes are very small and should not be reason to worry. ... Read all
Tue, 30 Oct 2012, 10:06

Salton Buttes (southern California) - no eruption likely in near future

Μια πρόσφατη μελέτη υποδεικνύει ότι η rhyolite θόλους λάβας στην περιοχή Salton θάλασσα είναι λιγότερο από 3.000 ετών, που επιβεβαιώνει ότι η ηφαιστειακή σύστημα μπορεί να θεωρηθεί δυνητικά ενεργό. ... Read all
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