Magee Peak volcano

Stratovolcano 2647 m / 8684 ft
California, United States, 40.7°N / -121.62°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Tuesday, September 14, 2021 11:54 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 14, 2021 4:54 am (GMT -7) (Sep 14, 2021 11:54 GMT)
1.5

1.5 km
9.1 km (5.7 mi)
12km N of Viola, CA
Monday, September 13, 2021 21:39 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 13, 2021 2:39 pm (GMT -7) (Sep 13, 2021 21:39 GMT)
1.3

2.6 km
28 km (17 mi)
15km NNE of Mineral, CA
Saturday, September 11, 2021 09:16 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 11, 2021 2:16 am (GMT -7) (Sep 11, 2021 09:16 GMT)
1.6

2.5 km
28 km (17 mi)
15km NNE of Mineral, CA

Background

Magee Peak, an eroded andesitic stratovolcano, was active about 1-2 million years ago (Clynne, in Wood and Kienle, 1990). The andesitic Freaner Peak shield volcano lies across a saddle to the NE.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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