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Huambo volcano

volcanic field 4550? m / 14,928 ft
Peru, -15.83°S / -72.13°W
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: strombolian and effusive
Huambo volcano eruptions: 700 BC ± 50 years (radiocarbon dated)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Mon, 24 Apr
Mon, 24 Apr 02:15 UTCM 4.1 / 146.8 km45 km- 31km SW of Lluta, Peru
Thu, 20 Apr
Thu, 20 Apr 08:26 UTCM 3.9 / 38.2 km30 km47 km al O de Arequipa
Thu, 13 Apr
Thu, 13 Apr 05:01 UTCM 3.6 / 14 km39 km Peru
Sun, 26 Mar
Sun, 26 Mar 21:26 UTCM 3.9 / 11 km21 km Peru
Mon, 20 Mar
Mon, 20 Mar 12:58 UTCM 3.8 / 8 km8 km Peru
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Huambo is a monogenetic volcanic field in southern Peru, SSE of the Andahua-Orcocampo volcanic field and west of Sabancaya volcano.
The Huambo field is divided into 2 segments. The southern part contains several cinder cones and associated lava flows, some of which might be less than 10,000 years old, judging from their fresh morphology.
The northern part of the field consists of a single vent, the Cerro Keyocc cinder cone, which produced an extensive lava field that covered the plateau to the west during an eruption at about 2650 years ago.


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