Pampa Luxsar volcano

volcanic field 5543 m / 18,185 ft
Chile / Argentinien (Norden) + Bolivien, Südamerika, -20.85°S / -68.2°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Pampa Luxsar (also spelled Pampa Luxar) is a volcanic field in SW Bolivia 23 km from the border with Chile. It comprises a 45 x 45 km area of lava flows at the SW margin of Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni east of the Andean volcanic front.

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Typical eruption style: effusive
Pampa Luxsar volcano eruptions: none in recent times

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 11:49 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 22, 2021 7:49 am (GMT -4) (Sep 22, 2021 11:49 GMT)
3.0

178 km
35 km (22 mi)
POTOSI, BOLIVIA
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 15:52 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 21, 2021 11:52 am (GMT -4) (Sep 21, 2021 15:52 GMT)
2.6

181 km
30 km (19 mi)
POTOSI, BOLIVIA

Background

There are several generations of lava flows and cones and the youngest lava flows might be less than 10,000 years old. They surrounds the older eroded stratovolcanoes of Cerro Luxsar and Cerro Uquila.


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