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Miniques volcano

Updated: Mar 2, 2024 20:59 GMT -
stratovolcano 5910 m / 19,390 ft
Northern Chile, Bolivia and Argentina (South America), -23.82°S / -67.77°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

Volcán Miñiques volcano is a large basaltic-andesite to dacitic volcanic complex south of Laguna Miscanti and Laguna Miñiques in northern Chile.
Its summit contains 3 overlapping E-W trending craters, partially filled by lava domes and flows. A prominent lava flow extends northwestward from the summit to the lower flanks and separates Laguna Miñiques from Laguna Miscanti.
Laguna Miscanti is a heart-shaped brackish lake located 8 km north of Miniques Volcano. The lake is part of one of the 7 sectors of the Los Flamencos National Reserve.

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Typical eruption style: explosive
Miniques volcano eruptions: probably none within the past 10,000 years

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Mar 1, 01:35 pm (Santiago)
Mar 1, 16:35 GMT

243 km
17 km (10.6 mi) to the SE 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

254 km
27 km (17 mi) to the SE Provincia de El Loa, 287 km east of Antofagasta, Provincia de Antofagasta, Antofagasta, Chile
Monday, February 19, 2024 GMT (2 quakes)
Feb 19, 01:09 pm (Santiago)
Feb 19, 17:09 GMT

235 km
19 km (12 mi) to the S Provincia de El Loa, 272 km east of Antofagasta, Provincia de Antofagasta, Antofagasta, Chile Info
Feb 19, 01:23 am (Santiago)
Feb 19, 04:23 GMT

243 km
2.5 km (1.6 mi) to the SW Provincia de El Loa, 267 km east of Antofagasta, Provincia de Antofagasta, Antofagasta, Chile Info

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