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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)
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Typical eruption style: explosive
Puchuldiza volcano eruptions: none in recent times
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sun, 21 May
Sun, 21 May 09:36 UTCM 2.9 / 98.9 km68 km57 km al N de Pica
Sat, 20 May
Sat, 20 May 03:12 UTCM 4.0 / 99 km57 kmTARAPACA, CHILE
Thu, 18 May
Thu, 18 May 12:55 UTCM 2.7 / 98.5 km59 km66 km al N de Pica
Thu, 18 May 10:47 UTCM 2.5 / 75 km83 km38 km al O de Camiña
Tue, 16 May
Tue, 16 May 20:15 UTCM 2.6 / 77.3 km98 km31 km al N 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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