Laco volcano

Lava dome 5472 m / 17953 ft
Northern Chile, -23.8°S / -67.5°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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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)

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Tue, 15 Jun 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
15/06/2021 05:51:08 (15 Jun 2021 08:51:08 GMT)
3.1

192 km
41 km (25 mi)
Departamento de Susques, 190 km west of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 (GMT) (4 earthquakes)
12/06/2021 14:47:49 (12 Jun 2021 17:47:49 GMT)
3.5

207 km
47 km (29 mi)
Departamento de Susques, 189 km west of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina
12 Jun 2021 17:45:51 GMT
3.6

205 km
26 km (16 mi)
232 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile
12 Jun 2021 12:15:43 GMT
3.2

222 km
32 km (20 mi)
Provincia de El Loa, 297 km east of Antofagasta, Chile
12 Jun 2021 10:48:29 GMT
3.6

238 km
37 km (23 mi)
246 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile

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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