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Porquesa volcano

Lava dome(s) 5190 m / 17028 ft
Northern Chile, -19.96°S / -68.73°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Porquesa volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Wed, 25 Mar 2020
Wed, 25 Mar 20:28 UTCM 2.5 / 121.3 km14 km73 km al NE de Pica (Chile)
Sat, 21 Mar 2020
Sat, 21 Mar 11:20 UTCM 2.7 / 128.9 km20 km67 km al NE de Pica (Chile)
Wed, 11 Mar 2020
Wed, 11 Mar 21:04 UTCM 3.3 / 108 km15 kmTarapaca, Chile

Background:

The massive Porquesa lava-dome complex produced small-volume ignimbrites dated at 0.15 and 0.29 million years ago (Worner et al., 2000).
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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