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Tianshan volcano

Updated: Jul 4, 2022 02:53 GMT - Refresh
volcanic field unknown
Xinjiang Province, NW China, 42.5°N / 82.5°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Tianshan volcano is a group of cinder cones in the Tianshan Mountains of Xinjiang Province in NW China. The Pechan cone was active in the 1st and 7th centuries AD. Pechan is also known by a variety of other names, including Peishan, Baishan, Hochan, Aghie, Bichbalick, Khala, and Boschan.

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Typical eruption style: strombolian
Tianshan volcano eruptions: 650 AD ± 50 years, 50 AD ± 50 years
Lastest nearby earthquakes:
TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Monday, June 27, 2022 GMT (3 quakes)
Jun 27, 2022 8:32 pm (GMT +8) (Jun 27, 2022 12:32 GMT)
3.3

10 km
30 km (19 mi)
NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA
Jun 27, 2022 7:25 pm (GMT +8) (Jun 27, 2022 11:25 GMT)
4.1

10 km
27 km (17 mi)
NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA
Jun 27, 2022 3:49 pm (GMT +8) (Jun 27, 2022 07:49 GMT)
3.3

10 km
21 km (13 mi)
NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA
Thursday, June 23, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 23, 2022 10:05 am (GMT +8) (Jun 23, 2022 02:05 GMT)
3.7

10 km
30 km (19 mi)
NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 21, 2022 7:36 pm (GMT +8) (Jun 21, 2022 11:36 GMT)
4.1

10 km
46 km (29 mi)
NORTHERN XINJIANG, CHINA

Background

Further reading:
Whitford-Stark J L (1987) "A survey of Cenozoic volcanism on mainland Asia." Geol Soc Amer Spec Pap, v. 213, pp 1-74


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