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Thursday, Sep 11, 2014
Un piloto informó haber visto un penacho de ceniza en el nivel de vuelo 170 (17.000 pies, 5 km) altitud hoy, pero allí son otros indicios que una erupción tuvo lugar y podría ser un informe falso erupción como las nubes del tiempo en algún momento fácilmente pueden ser confundidas por penachos de ceniza. [Leer más]
 

Sacabaya volcano

Escudo piroclástico 4215 m / 13,829 feet
El norte de Chile, Bolivia y Argentina, América del sur, -18.62°S / -68.75°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Last update: 4 Jun 2016
Typical eruption style: efusiva y estromboliana
Erupciones del volcán Sacabaya: probably within the past 10,000 years
Fecha / HoraRevista / ProfundidadDistanciaUbicación
Thu, 12 Sep 2019
Thu, 12 Sep 16:14 UTCM 4.1 / 133.1 km6 kmChile-Bolivia Border Region
Volcán Sacabaya (also known as Tambo Quemado or Cerro Quemado) is a low pyroclastic shield near the Rio Lauca on the Bolivian Altiplano 26 km from the border with Chile.
It is not known when it last erupted, but its very fresh morphology suggests a young (Holocene) age and there is fumarolic activity.

Background:

from Smithsonian / GVP Tambo Quemado volcano information:
Tambo Quemado consists of a broad ignimbrite shield capped by an elongated NNE-SSW-trending vent area about 2 x 3.5 km in diameter formed by 3 large overlapping craters. The youngest crater lies at the southern end of the 4215-m-high summit region and contains a blocky lava dome. Wind has redistributed tephra deposits to the east and south, forming sand dunes.


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