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Morne la Vigie volcano

Updated: Sep 24, 2022 22:12 GMT -
Pyroclastic cone 831 m / 2726 ft
Haiti, 18.78°N / -72.28°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Thursday, September 22, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 22, 2022 3:43 pm (GMT -4) (Sep 22, 2022 19:43 GMT)
2.6

18 km
72 km (45 mi)
Provincia de Elias Piña, 15 km southwest of Las Matas de Farfan, Dominican Republic
Tuesday, September 20, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Sep 20, 2022 9:13 am (GMT -4) (Sep 20, 2022 13:13 GMT)
2.2

25 km
39 km (24 mi)
17 km east of Thomazeau, Haiti
Sep 20, 2022 2:04 am (GMT -4) (Sep 20, 2022 06:04 GMT)
2.3

16 km
65 km (40 mi)
Provincia de Elias Piña, 48 km west of San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic
Saturday, September 17, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 17, 2022 4:09 pm (GMT -4) (Sep 17, 2022 20:09 GMT)
2.5

5 km
21 km (13 mi)
Caribbean Sea, 14 km northwest of Port au Prince, Haiti
Saturday, September 10, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 10, 2022 7:00 pm (GMT -4) (Sep 10, 2022 23:00 GMT)
2.9

12 km
41 km (25 mi)
17 km southeast of Thomazeau, Haiti

Background

Morne la Vigie, a well-preserved nepheline basaltic scoria cone in the Saut d'Eau area north of Port-au-Prince, was dated at about 1.5 million years and represents the youngest volcanism in Haiti (Wadge and Wooden, 1982; Haiti Bureau of Mines and Energy brochure).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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