El Volcan volcano

Stratovolcano 5100 m / 16732 ft
Northern Chile, -22.33°S / -67.97°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Tue, 20 Jul 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
20 Jul 2021 01:41:25 GMT
3.5

195 km
31 km (19 mi)
Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia, 126 km east of Calama, Chile
Mon, 19 Jul 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
19 Jul 2021 09:51:43 GMT
2.7

176 km
16 km (9.9 mi)
POTOSI, BOLIVIA
Tue, 13 Jul 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
13 Jul 2021 12:32:34 GMT
2.8

219 km
29 km (18 mi)
POTOSI, BOLIVIA

Background

El Volcán is one of several stratovolcanoes located east of the vigorous Geisers del Tatio geothermal field. Lava flows at the base of the volcano are dacitic, while those at the upper part are andesitic-to-dacitic. El Volcán was considered by González-Ferrán (1995) to be of Pleistocene-Holocene age, but de Silva (2007 pers. comm) assigned it a probable Pleistocene age.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

El Volcan Photos

Exploding lava bubble at an active vent in the crater of Yasur volcano, Vanuatu (Sep 2014) (Photo: Walter Reis)
Exploding lava bubble at an active vent in the crater of Yasur volcano, Vanuatu (Sep 2014) (Photo: Walter Reis)
Pyroclastic flow on Sinabung volcano, Sumatra, Indonesia (Oct 2014) (Photo: Walter Reis)
Pyroclastic flow on Sinabung volcano, Sumatra, Indonesia (Oct 2014) (Photo: Walter Reis)
Crater rim of Yasur volcano, Vanuatu (Sep 2014) (Photo: Walter Reis)
Crater rim of Yasur volcano, Vanuatu (Sep 2014) (Photo: Walter Reis)
Eruption at Yasur volcano, Vanuatu (Sep 2014) (Photo: Walter Reis)
Eruption at Yasur volcano, Vanuatu (Sep 2014) (Photo: Walter Reis)
 



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