Platanar volcan

Stratovolcanoes 2267 m / 7,438 ft

Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5)

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Style éruptif tipique: unspecified
Eruptions du volcan Platanar: unknown, no recent eruptions

HeureMag. / ProfondeurDistance/Lieu
dimanche, 17. octobre 2021 03:22 GMT (1 séisme)
16 oct. 2021 21:22 (GMT -6) (17. oct. 2021 03:22 GMT)
3.5

77 km
29 km (18 mi)
Costa Rica: 1 Km Al Sur De San Pedro, Poas.
samedi, 16. octobre 2021 20:05 GMT (2 séismes)
16 oct. 2021 14:05 (GMT -6) (16. oct. 2021 20:05 GMT)
2.9

8 km
47 km (29 mi)
Costa Rica: 2 Km Al Norte De Barbacoas, Puriscal.
16 oct. 2021 08:53 (GMT -6) (16. oct. 2021 14:53 GMT)
3.5

5 km
43 km (27 mi)
3 Km Al Oeste De Picagres, Mora, Costa Rica
jeudi, 14. octobre 2021 10:45 GMT (2 séismes)
14 oct. 2021 04:45 (GMT -6) (14. oct. 2021 10:45 GMT)
3.8

5 km
13 km (8.1 mi)
COSTA RICA
14 oct. 2021 04:45 (GMT -6) (14. oct. 2021 10:45 GMT)
3.1

5 km
10.3 km (6.4 mi)
17 Km Al Noroeste De Vara Blanca, Costa Rica

Introduction

The Platanar volcanic center is the NW-most volcano in the Cordillera Central of Costa Rica. The massive complex covers about 900 sq km and is dominated by two largely Pleistocene stratovolcanoes, Platanar and Porvenir. These volcanoes were constructed within the Pleistocene Chocosuela caldera, which may have formed during a major slope failure. The 2183-m-high Cerro Platanar volcano (known locally as Volcán Congo) on the north side of the complex has prehistorical lava flows on its western flanks and is the youngest volcanic center. The highest peak of the complex is 2267-m-high Porvenir volcano, whose summit crater lies 3 km south of Platanar. A thin layer of phreatic ash suggested that an eruption from Platanar occurred within the past few thousand years (Stine and Banks, 1991). The Aguas Zarcas group of nine basaltic cinder cones, located on the north flank of the Platanar-Porvenir complex to as low as 160 m altitude, is in part Holocene in age.
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