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Tutupaca volcano

Updated: Jul 5, 2022 04:39 GMT - Refresh
stratovolcano 5815 m / 19,078 ft
Peru, -17.03°S / -70.36°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Tutupaca volcano in southern Perú consists of 2 main volcanic edifices. It has been active in the past 10,000 years, producing lava flows from vents on the saddle between the northern and southern parts.
Historical eruptions are uncertain and the ones listed for the past centuries may have been from Yucamane volcano instead.
Solfataric activity occurs at the volcano.

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Typical eruption style: explosive
Tutupaca volcano eruptions: 1902(?), 1682(?), 1802(?), 1780(?)
Lastest nearby earthquakes:
TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Friday, July 1, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jul 1, 2022 3:57 am (GMT -5) (Jul 1, 2022 08:57 GMT)
4.1

183 km
63 km (39 mi)
88 km north of Tacna, Peru
Thursday, June 30, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 30, 2022 12:21 am (GMT -5) (Jun 30, 2022 05:21 GMT)
5.1

154 km
25 km (16 mi)
Tacna, 84 km east of Moquegua, Peru

Background

Tutupaca volcano consists of 2 dissected volcanic edifices, of which the southern seems to be younger. Collapse of the northern edifice produced a debris avalanche that traveled 7 km to the north.


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS
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