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Soda Lakes volcano

maars 1251 m / 4,104 ft
Nevada, USA (mainland exept Alaska), 39.53°N / -118.87°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: explosive
Soda Lakes volcano eruptions: probably less than 1500 years ago
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Fri, 25 Oct 2019
Fri, 25 Oct 16:10 UTCM 1.1 / 13.7 km24 km11km SSE of Fernley, Nevada (USA)
Wed, 23 Oct 2019
Wed, 23 Oct 12:02 UTCM 1.028 km8km NNE of Silver Springs, Nevada (USA)
Wed, 23 Oct 12:01 UTCM 1.6 / 14.5 km24 km11km SE of Fernley, Nevada (USA)
Wed, 23 Oct 12:00 UTCM 1.3 / 14.8 km23 km13km SE of Fernley, Nevada (USA)
Wed, 23 Oct 11:59 UTCM 1.0 / 9.8 km27 km11km NNE of Silver Springs, Nevada (USA)
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Two lake-filled basaltic maars (explosion craters), Soda Lake and Little Soda Lake, lie NW of the town of Fallon, Nevada.

Background:

The maars were formed subaerially, post-dating the Pleistocene glacial Lake Lahontan, and were estimated to be less than 10,000 years old and perhaps even less than 1500 years old.
The larger maar, Soda Lake, is about 1.3 x 2 km wide and is elongated in a NE-SW direction. The 300-m-wide Little Soda Lake lies south of Soda Lake. The late-Pleistocene Upsal Hogback cones lie to the NNE of Soda Lakes. The maars are the site of a geothermal prospect that may have discharged hot springs through the end of the 19th century.
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Source: GVP Soda Lakes information


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