Tocomar volcano

Updated: Aug 8, 2022 22:02 GMT - Refresh
Unknown 4950 m / 16240 ft
Argentina, -24.2°S / -66.5°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Tocomar volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)
Lastest nearby earthquakes:
TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Friday, August 5, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 5, 2022 1:33 am (GMT -3) (Aug 5, 2022 04:33 GMT)
3.2

212 km
34 km (21 mi)
Salta, 156 km west of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina
Thursday, August 4, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 4, 2022 5:34 pm (GMT -3) (Aug 4, 2022 20:34 GMT)
3.1

211 km
34 km (21 mi)
149 km west of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 3, 2022 6:20 am (GMT -3) (Aug 3, 2022 09:20 GMT)
3.4

212 km
44 km (27 mi)
157 km west of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina
Tuesday, August 2, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 2, 2022 5:59 pm (GMT -3) (Aug 2, 2022 20:59 GMT)
3.1

220 km
36 km (22 mi)
146 km west of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina
Wednesday, July 27, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jul 27, 2022 1:29 pm (GMT -3) (Jul 27, 2022 16:29 GMT)
4.1

206 km
37 km (23 mi)
158 km west of Jujuy, Departamento de Doctor Manuel Belgrano, Jujuy, Argentina

Background

The Tocomar volcanic center was the source of two major phreatomagmatic and phreatic eruptions during the Pleistocene. The Tocomar Ignimbrite of rhyolitic composition covers an area of 50 km2. It is located along the Calama-Olacapato-Toro fault zone south of Tuzgle and NE of Nevado Queva volcanoes.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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