Laguna Verde volcano

Stratovolcano 5464 m / 17927 ft
Northern Chile, -23.25°S / -67.71°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Laguna Verde volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Thursday, September 16, 2021 00:30 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 15, 2021 9:30 pm (GMT -3) (Sep 16, 2021 00:30 GMT)
2.6

151 km
46 km (29 mi)
111 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile

Background

Laguna Verde is a 5464-m-high stratovolcano located west of Colachi volcano and is one of a cluster of young stratovolcanoes north and east of Lascar volcano. Laguna Verde volcano was considered to be of Pleistocene-Holocene age (González-Ferrán, 1995), but de Silva (2007 pers. comm.) indicated it was of probable Pleistocene age. The andesitic volcano, rising 1200 m above its base, collapsed to the north, producing a debris avalanche that dammed the Quebrada Portor, forming a lake.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

Laguna Verde Photos

Cerro Laguna Verde (5,822 m) (Photo: Jiri VonDrak)
Cerro Laguna Verde (5,822 m) (Photo: Jiri VonDrak)
 



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