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Cerro Prieto vulcano

lava dome 223 m / 732 ft
Northwestern México, 32.42°N / -115.31°W
Stato attuale: estinto (probabilmente) (0 di 5)

Cerro Prieto volcano is a small dacitic lava dome in the Cerro Prieto geothermal field at the northern end of the Gulf of California, 33 km south of Mexicali at the Mexican border or 175 km SE of San Diego.

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Stile eruttivo tipico: effusiva
Eruzioni del vulcano Cerro Prieto: unknown, possibly less than 10,000 years ago

Latest nearby earthquakes

Data / oraMag. / ProfonditàDistanzaUbicazione
Thu, 15 Apr 2021 (GMT) (3 Terremoti)
15 Apr 2021 01:54:24 GMT
1.1

6.9 km - Di più
127 km16km ESE of Julian, CA, USA
15 Apr 2021 00:31:52 GMT
2.1

7.1 km - Di più
83 km17km N of Ocotillo, CA, USA
15 Apr 2021 00:31:43 GMT
1.3

0.5 km - Di più
155 km11km SSE of Lake Henshaw, CA, USA
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 (GMT) (2 Terremoti)
14 Apr 2021 18:08:19 GMT
1.3

7.7 km - Di più
130 km10km S of Borrego Springs, CA, USA
14 Apr 2021 16:42:19 GMT
1.4

8.8 km - Di più
61 km16km E of Ocotillo, CA, USA

Sfondo

Cerro Prieto lies in an active continental rift that is transitional between the transform San Andreas fault system to the north and a spreading ridge of the East Pacific Rise in the Gulf of California to the south. The only surficial volcanic feature at Cerro Prieto, which is located near sea level on the Colorado River delta, is a small, 223-m-high compound dacitic lava dome. A 200-m-wide crater is located at the summit of the NE-most dome. The Cerro Prieto dome was roughly estimated from paleomagnetic evidence to have formed during a series of events between 100,000 and 10,000 years ago. Cucupas Indian legends described a monster that covered the land with hot rocks, which grew through the soil and emitted fire tongues, a possible reference to the growth of the volcano.
(Smithsonian / GVP volcano information)


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