Oricola-Carsoli volcano

Pyroclastic cone(s) unknown
Italy, 42.15°N / 13.08°E
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Oricola-Carsoli volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than 2.58 million years ago (Pleistocene)

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Monday, September 20, 2021 11:17 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 20, 2021 1:17 pm (GMT +2) (Sep 20, 2021 11:17 GMT)

7.9 km
28 km (17 mi)
6.7 km north of Avezzano, Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy
Sunday, September 19, 2021 01:10 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 19, 2021 3:10 am (GMT +2) (Sep 19, 2021 01:10 GMT)

9.7 km
46 km (29 mi)
Italy: 1 Km NW Prata D'Ansidonia (AQ)
Tuesday, September 7, 2021 09:07 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Sep 7, 2021 11:07 am (GMT +2) (Sep 7, 2021 09:07 GMT)

15 km
36 km (22 mi)
Italy: 1 Km W Pizzoli (AQ)
Sep 7, 2021 10:21 am (GMT +2) (Sep 7, 2021 08:21 GMT)

15 km
49 km (30 mi)
20 km north of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy


Oricola-Carsoli, about 40 km SW of L'Aquila, is part of the Intra-Appenine Magmatic Province. Its mongenetic pyroclastic cones are composed of altered breccias, tuff, and surge and fall deposits. They are possibly hydrovolcanic in origin. These deposits were K-Ar dated at about 530 ka (Peccerillo, 2005).
Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

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