Tilocalar volcano

Updated: Jul 6, 2022 08:38 GMT - Refresh
stratovolcano 3116 m / 10,223 ft
Northern Chile, Bolivia and Argentina (South America), -23.97°S / -68.13°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Tilocalar is a twin volcano in northern Chile. The 2 stratovolcanoes are the larger Tilocálar Sur and the smaller northern volcano, Tilocálar Norte, located about 3.5 km SW.

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Typical eruption style: explosive
Tilocalar volcano eruptions: none in recent times
Lastest nearby earthquakes:
TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jul 5, 2022 9:00 pm (GMT -3) (Jul 6, 2022 00:00 GMT)
3.9

270 km
78 km (48 mi)
228 km southeast of Calama, Provincia de El Loa, Antofagasta, Chile
Monday, July 4, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jul 4, 2022 8:55 am (GMT -3) (Jul 4, 2022 11:55 GMT)
3.3

223 km
60 km (37 mi)
Antofagasta, Chile, 132 km west of San Antonio de los Cobres, Departamento de Los Andes, Salta, Argentina
Saturday, July 2, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jul 2, 2022 7:42 am (GMT -3) (Jul 2, 2022 10:42 GMT)
4.4

228 km
84 km (52 mi)
Antofagasta, Chile, 206 km west of Salta, Departamento Capital, Salta, Argentina

Background

The 2 Volcánes de Tilocálar overlie Pliocene ignimbrites. There are 4 lava flows from Tilocálar Sur and an explosion crater 1 km to the south. Lava flows from Tilocálar Norte traveled primarily to the north.


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