Tres Cruces volcano

Stratovolcano 6620 m / 21719 ft
Northern Chile / Argentina border, -27.1°S / -68.78°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Tres Cruces volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Fri, 30 Jul 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
30/07/2021 09:18:32 (30 Jul 2021 12:18:32 GMT)

131 km
33 km (21 mi)
Departamento de Tinogasta, Catamarca, Argentina
Wed, 28 Jul 2021 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
28 Jul 2021 10:38:26 GMT

105 km
45 km (28 mi)
130 km east of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile
28 Jul 2021 02:00:51 GMT

115 km
47 km (29 mi)
113 km east of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile
Sun, 18 Jul 2021 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
18 Jul 2021 11:58:34 GMT

119 km
50 km (31 mi)
112 km east of Copiapo, Atacama, Chile


The massive Tres Cruces complex of Pliocene-Pleistocene age covers an area of about 1000 km2 along the Chile-Argentina border (Gonzalez-Ferran, 1995). The Indio lava dome on the SW side of the complex was K-Ar dated at about 0.35 million years.
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

Tres Cruces Photos

Nevado Tres Cruces (Photo: Jiri VonDrak)
Nevado Tres Cruces (Photo: Jiri VonDrak)

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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