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Quilotoa

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  • Ecuador
  • Caldera (Caldera)
  • 1280 CE
  • Country
  • Landform (Volc Type)
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 0.8592°S
  • 78.9044°W

  • 3914 m
    12841 ft

  • 352060
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

The Global Volcanism Program has no activity reports for Quilotoa.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Weekly Reports available for Quilotoa.

The Global Volcanism Program has no Bulletin Reports available for Quilotoa.

This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.

Eruptive History

There is data available for 1 confirmed Holocene eruptive periods.

[ 1797 Feb 4 ] Uncertain Eruption

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
1797 Feb 4 - Unknown Evidence from Unknown

List of 1 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Earthquakes (undefined) Time and Type Unknown.

[ 1759 ] Uncertain Eruption

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
1759 - Unknown Evidence from Unknown

List of 2 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion Uncertain
1759    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

[ 1740 Dec ] Uncertain Eruption

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
1740 Dec - Unknown Evidence from Unknown

List of 4 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion Uncertain
   - - - -    - - - - Fauna Kill Terrestrial.
   - - - -    - - - - Property Damage
1740 Dec    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

[ 1725 ] Uncertain Eruption

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
1725 - Unknown Evidence from Unknown

List of 4 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion Uncertain
   - - - -    - - - - Flames
   - - - -    - - - - Deformation (inflation) Uncertain
1725    - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)

[ 1660 Nov 28 ] Discredited Eruption

1280 (?) Confirmed Eruption Max VEI: 6

Episode 1 | Eruption Episode
1280 (?) - Unknown Evidence from Isotopic: 14C (calibrated)

List of 9 Events for Episode 1

Start Date End Date Event Type Event Remarks
   - - - -    - - - - Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Phreatic activity
   - - - -    - - - - Phreatomagmatic
   - - - -    - - - - Pyroclastic flow
   - - - -    - - - - Lava dome
   - - - -    - - - - Caldera Explosion
   - - - -    - - - - Lahar or Mudflow
   - - - -    - - - - Property Damage
1280
(?)
   - - - - VEI (Explosivity Index)
Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Quilotoa.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Quilotoa.

GVP Map Holdings

Maps are not currently available due to technical issues.

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Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

There are no samples for Quilotoa in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences Rock and Ore collection.

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