Nevados Casiri volcano

estratovolcán 5650 m / 18,537 feet
Peru, -17.47°S / -69.81°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Nevados Casiri (also known as Paugarani) volcano in southern Peru near the Chilean border in a sparsely populated and remote part of the cordillera, about 25 km north of Tacora volcano.
The youngest crater has been active during the past 10,000 years and is well preserved.
Sulphur is being extracted from 2 mines on the NW and SE flanks of the volcano.

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Typical eruption style: efusivo (domos de lava)
Erupciones del volcán Nevados Casiri: unknown

Latest nearby earthquakes

Fecha / HoraRevista / ProfundidadDistancia/Ubicación
Mon, 2 Aug 2021 (GMT) (1 terremoto)
2 Aug 2021 01:14:52 GMT
3.3

195 km
33 km (21 mi)
Provincia de Tarata, 54 km al norte de Tacna, Perú
Sat, 24 Jul 2021 (GMT) (1 terremoto)
24 Jul 5:31 pm (GMT -5) (24 Jul 2021 22:31:07 GMT)
3.8

16 km
27 km (17 mi)
Provincia de Tarata, 86 km al norte de Tacna, Perú
Thu, 22 Jul 2021 (GMT) (1 terremoto)
22 Jul 2021 18:39:08 GMT
3.5

130 km
38 km (24 mi)
Provincia de Parinacota, 96 km al noreste de Arica, Región de Arica y Parinacota, Chile
Tue, 20 Jul 2021 (GMT) (1 terremoto)
20 Jul 2021 12:41:24 GMT
3.0

158 km
34 km (21 mi)
Provincia de Parinacota, Región de Arica y Parinacota, Chile, 96 km al noreste de Tacna, Perú

Background

Nevados Casiri consists of 4 cones forming a E-W aligned ridge with the youngest cone on the SE side. 2 post-glacial lava flows are present south of the youngest cone, and an older lava dome to the west.


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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