Lava Mountains Volcanic Field volcano

Lava dome(s) 1510 m / 4954 ft
California, United States, 35.5°N / -117.5°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Lava Mountains Volcanic Field volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Fri, 23 Jul 2021 (GMT) (5 earthquakes)
23 Jul 2021 17:44:39 GMT
0.7

2 km
20 km (12 mi)
12km SSW of Trona, CA
23 Jul 2021 17:20:22 GMT
1.2

3.9 km
23 km (14 mi)
10km S of Trona, CA
23 Jul 2021 16:15:16 GMT
1.0

4.1 km
45 km (28 mi)
21km ESE of Little Lake, CA
23 Jul 2021 14:36:49 GMT
0.5

9 km
48 km (30 mi)
21km E of Little Lake, CA
23 Jul 2021 14:36:10 GMT
0.4

4.3 km
46 km (29 mi)
22km ESE of Little Lake, CA

Background

Pliocene-Pleistocene (IAVCEI).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

Lava Mountains Volcanic Field Photos

Claude, Olivier and Paul watch the activity of the lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Claude, Olivier and Paul watch the activity of the lava lake. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Liquid lava floods older crust. The weight of the flooding lava causes new fractures and new segments of the crust to overturn (upper left of the photo).  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Liquid lava floods older crust. The weight of the flooding lava causes new fractures and new segments of the crust to overturn (upper left of the photo). (Photo: Tom Pfe...
Erta Ale volcano's lava lake back in Nov 2009.  
The red glow of the lava illuminates the crater walls under the blue sky of dusk. A small group of observers is on the left crater rim. 
During the past 7 years, the lava lake has gradually risen. As of now (Dec 2016), the lava lake has completely filled the pit crater and constructed a new shield by ongoing overflows.  (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Erta Ale volcano's lava lake back in Nov 2009.
The red glow of the lava illuminates the crater walls under the blue sky of dusk. A small group of observers is on ...
Evening twilight at the rim near the campsite. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Evening twilight at the rim near the campsite. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
 



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