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Puchuldiza volcano

hydrothermal field 4500 m / 14,764 ft
Northern Chile, Bolivia and Argentina, South America, -19.42°S / -68.97°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: explosive
Puchuldiza volcano eruptions: none in recent times
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Thu, 22 Feb
Thu, 22 Feb 22:47 UTCM 4.0 / 93.5 km88 km34 km al NE de Pica
Wed, 21 Feb
Wed, 21 Feb 01:07 UTCM 4.9 / 109 km32 kmNorthern Chile
Sun, 18 Feb
Sun, 18 Feb 11:42 UTCM 2.9 / 92.7 km75 km50 km al NE de Pica
Fri, 16 Feb
Fri, 16 Feb 22:30 UTCM 3.2 / 92.9 km62 km63 km al N de Pica
Thu, 15 Feb
Thu, 15 Feb 17:57 UTCM 2.6 / 111.1 km77 km65 km al NE de Pica
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Puchuldiza is a geothermal field west of Salar Coipasa in northern Chile. It is surrounded by older volcanoes. No Holocene eruptive activity has occurred at Puchuldiza, but there are hot pools with water up to 85 deg C, steam vents and geysers, suggesting that there might still be an active magma chamber.


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