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Laco volcano

Updated: Mar 4, 2024 08:55 GMT -
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
Mar 1, 01:35 pm (Santiago)
Mar 1, 16:35 GMT
2.9

243 km
27 km (17 mi) to the SW Provincia de El Loa, 277 km east of Antofagasta, Provincia de Antofagasta, Antofagasta, Chile Info
Thursday, February 29, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 29, 06:10 pm (Santiago)
Feb 29, 22:10 GMT
3.1

254 km
26 km (16 mi) to the SW Provincia de El Loa, 287 km east of Antofagasta, Provincia de Antofagasta, Antofagasta, Chile
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Thursday, February 22, 2024 GMT (1 quake)
Feb 22, 12:29 pm (Santiago)
Feb 22, 15:29 GMT
3.7

186 km
11 km (7.1 mi) to the N 202 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile Info

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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