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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
Wed, 15 Aug
Wed, 15 Aug 19:04 UTCM 2.5 / 103.2 km39 km43 km al SE de Camiña
Wed, 15 Aug 13:29 UTCM 3.4 / 82.8 km78 km47 km al N de Pica
Wed, 15 Aug 12:05 UTCM 2.5 / 67.1 km43 km27 km al NE de Pica
Tue, 14 Aug
Tue, 14 Aug 18:36 UTCM 3.1 / 102 km71 km34 km al NE de Pica
Tue, 14 Aug 05:32 UTCM 5.0 / 102 km31 kmNorthern Chile
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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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