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mié, 7 ago 2019, 12:05
Instituto Geofísico de la Escuela Politécnica Nacional (IGEPN) and the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Pasto del Servicio Geológico Colombiano (SGC OVSP) jointly reported that the most recent seismic swarm below Cerro Negro de Mayasquer and Chiles volcanoes began in September 2018 and continued at least through 1 August. ... leer todo
dom, 24 may 2015, 12:15
Number of earthquakes under Chiles-Cerro Negro volcano during the past months (IGPEN)
Actividad sísmica en el volcán ha disminuido durante los últimos meses. No hay otros signos de malestar volcánica se han detectado. ... leer todo
 

Cerro Negro de Mayasquer volcano

estratovolcán 4445 m / 14,583 ft
Colombia, 0.83°N / -77.96°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
Last update: 29 Feb 2020 (elevated seismic activity)

Cerro Negro de Mayasquer is an andesitic to dacitic stratovolcano on the Colombia-Ecuador border. It contains a caldera open to the west.
An historical eruption reported in 1936 is probably false and may have been from Reventador volcano.
Solfataras are found on the shore of a small crater lake.

Typical eruption style: explosive
Erupciones del volcán Cerro Negro de Mayasquer: 1936(?)

Últimos terremotos cercanos

No hay terremotos recientes
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Background

The higher and glacier-covered summit of the extinct Chiles stratovolcano lies only 3 km to the SE. Chiles last erupted about 160,000 years ago, but still has hot springs and an active hydrothermal system at its eastern flank.

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