Uturuncu volcan

stratovolcan 6008 m / 19,711 ft

Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5)
Last update: 22 May 2012 (Inflation en cours et microtremblements de terre)

Uturuncu volcano is the highest peak in SW Bolivia and located SE of Quetana. The stratovolcano consists dominantly of andesitic to dacitic lava flows and some are probably less than 10,000 years old. At present, there are 2 solfatara fields near the summit.
Large-scale ground deformation, a bulge growing one inch per year, has been detected since May 1992 as well as increased seismic activity. This indicates that magma is still moving beneath the volcano.

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Style éruptif tipique: explosive
Eruptions du volcan Uturuncu: unknown

HeureMag. / ProfondeurDistance/Lieu
vendredi, 17. septembre 2021 16:12 GMT (1 séisme)
17 sept. 2021 12:12 (GMT -4) (17. sept. 2021 16:12 GMT)
4.4

217 km
23 km (14 mi)
Potosí, 158 km à l'est de Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chili



See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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