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Tilocalar volcano

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) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: explosive
Tilocalar volcano eruptions: none in recent times
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Thu, 22 Nov
Thu, 22 Nov 00:49 UTCM 3.8 / 142.8 km15 km40 km al SO de Socaire
Mon, 12 Nov
Mon, 12 Nov 05:28 UTCM 2.7 / 145.2 km20 km8 km al SO de Socaire
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.

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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