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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
Sun, 9 Dec
Sun, 9 Dec 17:12 UTCM 3.6 / 103 km57 kmTARAPACA, CHILE
Sun, 9 Dec 05:43 UTCM 3.0 / 98.5 km63 km62 km al N de Pica
Wed, 5 Dec
Wed, 5 Dec 23:36 UTCM 2.8 / 84.9 km65 km18 km al SO de Camiña
Wed, 5 Dec 16:04 UTCM 3.6 / 37.7 km94 km34 km al NE de Cuya
Mon, 3 Dec
Mon, 3 Dec 23:48 UTCM 2.7 / 106.4 km36 km18 km al E de Camiña
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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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