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Steamboat Springs volcano

lava domes 1415 m / 4,642 ft
Nevada, USA (mainland exept Alaska), 39.38°N / -119.72°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: effusive ?
Steamboat Springs volcano eruptions: probably none in the past 10,000 years
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sat, 16 Sep
Sat, 16 Sep 19:50 UTCM 1.0 / 6.9 km16 km- 12km S of Mogul, Nevada
Sat, 16 Sep 06:17 UTCM 0.3 / 7.8 km34 km- 6km NNW of Verdi, Nevada
Fri, 15 Sep
Fri, 15 Sep 13:20 UTCM 1.4 / 7.1 km16 km- 14km WNW of Stagecoach, Nevada
Wed, 13 Sep
Wed, 13 Sep 10:20 UTCM 1.7 / 8.8 km7 km- 15km WNW of Virginia City, Nevada
Sun, 10 Sep
Sun, 10 Sep 12:52 UTCM 0.3 / 6.2 km23 km- 14km N of Incline Village, Nevada
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Steamboat Springs is a volcanic field of rhyolitic lava domes located 20 km SSE of Reno, Nevada. It is between 2.5 and 1.1 million years old and consists of lava domes and flows.
There are no recent eruptions, but it is hydrothermally very active, and contains about 50 hot springs, steam vents, and fumaroles.
An swarm of small earthquakes occurred 25 km NE of the Steamboat Springs in May 2008.


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