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Salton Buttes volcano, California, Canada and USA (mainland): news & activity updates

Updated: Dec 7, 2022 07:06 GMT-
Thu, 21 Feb 2013, 17:58
Map of recent quakes near the Salton Sea
A small swarm of earthquakes has been occurring under the SE shore area of the Salton Sea during the past few days, but the recorded quakes are very small and should not be reason to worry.
Depth vs time of quakes under Salton Buttes volcano
Tue, 30 Oct 2012, 10:06
A recent study indicates that the rhyolite lava domes in the Salton Sea area are less than 3,000 years old, which confirms that the volcanic system is to be considered potentially active. Read all
Fri, 31 Aug 2012, 12:05
An strong earthquake swarm with hundreds of quakes up to magnitude 5 occurred during 26-28 August near the southern shore of Salton Lake, under the town of Brawley. Read all
lava domes -40 m / -131 feet
California (Canada and USA (mainland)), 33.2°N / -115.62°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Salton Buttes volcano eruptions:
about 3000 years ago
Typical eruption style
Explosive
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