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Huambo volcano

volcanic field 4550? m / 14,928 ft
Peru, -15.83°S / -72.13°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: strombolian and effusive
Huambo volcano eruptions: 700 BC ± 50 years (radiocarbon dated)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Mon, 29 Jun 2020
Mon, 29 Jun 02:42 UTCM 4.4 / 100 km5 kmSouthern Peru
Mon, 15 Jun 2020
Mon, 15 Jun 12:56 UTCM 3.7 / 15 km8 kmSouthern Peru
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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