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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, 24 Sep
Sun, 24 Sep 19:50 UTCM 3.0 / 113.9 km75 km52 km al N de Pica
Sun, 24 Sep 11:19 UTCM 3.5 / 97.4 km50 km55 km al S de Camiña
Sat, 23 Sep
Sat, 23 Sep 19:14 UTCM 2.8 / 96.4 km81 km43 km al N de Pica
Sat, 23 Sep 18:24 UTCM 3.0 / 95.8 km73 km42 km al NE de Pica
Sat, 23 Sep 14:42 UTCM 2.8 / 97.4 km68 km57 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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