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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) | Reports
Steamboat Springs volcano books
Typical eruption style: effusive ?
Steamboat Springs volcano eruptions: probably none in the past 10,000 years
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Wed, 19 Sep
Wed, 19 Sep 23:01 UTCM 0.4 / 7.6 km36 km- 4km WSW of Tahoe Vista, California
Wed, 19 Sep 16:33 UTCM 1.5 / 2.3 km13 kmExplosion - 13km SE of Sparks, Nevada
Wed, 19 Sep 11:49 UTCM 0.121 km- 12km SSE of Verdi, Nevada
Tue, 18 Sep
Tue, 18 Sep 23:33 UTCM 0.6 / 7.8 km21 km- 13km S of Verdi, Nevada
Mon, 17 Sep
Mon, 17 Sep 23:35 UTCM 0.6 / 2.1 km3 km- 7km WNW of Virginia City, 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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