Miniques volcano

stratovolcano 5910 m / 19,390 ft
Chile / Argentinien (Norden) + Bolivien, Südamerika, -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
Sat, 12 Jun 2021 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
12 Jun 2021 17:45:51 GMT
3.6

205 km
41 km (25 mi)
232 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile
12 Jun 2021 12:15:43 GMT
3.2

222 km
40 km (25 mi)
Provincia de El Loa, 297 km east of Antofagasta, Chile
12 Jun 2021 03:00:04 GMT
3.5

229 km
23 km (14 mi)
208 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile
Fri, 11 Jun 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
11 Jun 2021 18:14:11 GMT
3.1

225 km
47 km (29 mi)
Provincia de El Loa, 287 km east of Antofagasta, Chile
11 Jun 2021 09:12:11 GMT
2.6

210 km
41 km (25 mi)
232 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile



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