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Laco volcano

Lava dome 5472 m / 17953 ft
Northern Chile, -23.8°S / -67.5°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Laco volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Fri, 3 Apr 2020
Fri, 3 Apr 05:56 UTCM 3.0 / 240 km15 km61 km al SE de Socaire (Chile)
Tue, 10 Mar 2020
Tue, 10 Mar 04:05 UTCM 2.6 / 223 km24 km70 km al SE de Socaire (Argentina)
Mon, 9 Mar 2020
Mon, 9 Mar 12:51 UTCM 2.5 / 242.2 km28 km74 km al SE de Socaire (Argentina)

Background:

Laco is a central dome surrounded by satellite craters, perhaps Pleistocene in age. Radiometric dates range from 2.17 to 1.8 million years (de Silva, 2007 pers. comm.).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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