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Yucamane volcano

Updated: Jul 3, 2022 16:55 GMT - Refresh
stratovolcano 5550 m / 18,208 ft
Peru, -17.18°S / -70.2°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Yucamane is an active andesitic stratovolcano in southern Perú at the southern end of a group of 3 volcanoes (including Tutupaca and Cerro Caliente volcanoes to the north).
Eruptions at the volcano have produced lava flows, airfall deposits, pyroclastic flows and surges (mainly block-and-ash flows produced by lava dome collapse).

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Typical eruption style: explosive
Yucamane volcano eruptions: 1902, 1862, 1802, 1787, 1780(?), ca. 1320 BC (large sub-plinian eruption)
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
45 km (28 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
17 km (10.6 mi)
Tacna, 84 km east of Moquegua, Peru
Sunday, June 26, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 26, 2022 12:45 am (GMT -5) (Jun 26, 2022 05:45 GMT)
3.5

8 km
40 km (25 mi)
6.9 km east of Tarata, Tacna, Peru

Background

Yucamane volcano has a young and well-preserved summit crater and has probably erupted many times during the past 10,000 years, although may reports from eruptions in the area are unclear as to which volcano erupted.
The most recent larger explosive (plinian) eruption occurred about 3300 radiocarbon years ago.


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