Soche volcano

Updated: Jul 6, 2022 15:41 GMT - Refresh
stratovolcano 3955 m / 12,976 ft
Ecuador, 0.55°N / -77.58°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Volcán el Soche is a small stratovolcano in northern Ecuador near the border with Colombia west of Río Chingual. A small village, La Bonita, is located on the southern side of the volcano.
The volcano has a summit caldera open towards the east. There are no historic eruptions, but a large explosive eruption has been radiocarbon dated at 7720 BC. This eruption produced a tephra layer over the NW of Columbia and formed 2 lava domes inside the caldera after the explosive phase of the eruption had ended

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Typical eruption style: explosive
Soche volcano eruptions: 6650 BC (?)
Lastest nearby earthquakes:
TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Monday, June 27, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 27, 2022 3:11 am (GMT -5) (Jun 27, 2022 08:11 GMT)
1.4

18 km
66 km (41 mi)
Colombia-Ecuador Border Region



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