Volcano Name: Misti, El Smithsonian Inst ID (SI_VNUM): 354010
Alternate Name:
El Volcan
Guagua-Putina
San Fransisco
Volcan de Arequipa
Volcano Type: Stratovolcano(es)
Latitude: -16.2944444400
Longitude: -71.4088888900
Region: South America Sub Region: PerĂº
Date Entered: 02/05/2012

Eruption Details

Eruption Start Date: -80 Date Error: 75
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Medium quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 2060 C14 Date Error: 40
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): > 0.710 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.100 (Literature)
Ignimbrite Deposit Volume : <= 0.700 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.200 (Calculated)
Maximum Column Height (km): 25.000 (Literature)
Maximum Intensity : 10.920 (Column Height)
Maximum VEI : ? 4.000 (Literature)
Minimum Column Height (km): 21.000 (Literature)
Minimum Intensity : 10.630 (Column Height)
Tephra fall Deposit Volume (km3): > 0.400 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite-Rhyolite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Rhyolite
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Magma: Andesite-Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Dacite
Eruption Start Date: 14984 BP Date Error: 1564
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Medium quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 12470 C14 Date Error: 1170
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): > 0.625 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): > 1.500 (Literature)
Ignimbrite DRE Volume (km3): 0.420 (Calculated)
Ignimbrite Deposit Volume : 1.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.200 (Calculated)
Maximum Column Height (km): 24.000 (Literature)
Maximum Intensity : 10.870 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Magma: Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Dacite
Eruption Start Date: 29796 BP Date Error: 648
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Medium quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 24840 C14 Date Error: 475
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): < 1.000 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): < 2.500 (Calculated)
Magnitude : < 5.400 (Calculated)
Maximum Column Height (km): 24.000 (Literature)
Maximum Intensity : 10.870 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : <= 5.000 (Calculated)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: 33616 BP Date Error: 4368
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon and stratigraphy
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): < 1.000 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): < 2.500 (Calculated)
Magnitude : < 5.400 (Calculated)
Maximum Column Height (km): 27.000 (Literature)
Maximum Intensity : 11.060 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : <= 5.000 (Calculated)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: 33616 BP Date Error: 4368
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon and stratigraphy
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): < 1.000 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): < 2.500 (Calculated)
Magnitude : < 5.400 (Calculated)
Maximum Column Height (km): 21.000 (Literature)
Maximum Intensity : 10.640 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : <= 5.000 (Calculated)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: 33616 BP Date Error: 4368
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon and stratigraphy
Eruption Date Quality: Not Entered Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): < 1.000 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): < 2.500 (Calculated)
Magnitude : < 5.400 (Calculated)
Maximum Column Height (km): 28.000 (Literature)
Maximum Intensity : 11.120 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : <= 5.000 (Calculated)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: 33616 BP Date Error: 4368
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon and stratigraphy
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): < 1.000 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): < 2.500 (Calculated)
Magnitude : < 5.400 (Calculated)
Maximum Column Height (km): 33.000 (Literature)
Maximum Intensity : 11.400 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : <= 5.000 (Calculated)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: 33616 BP Date Error: 4368
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon and stratigraphy
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): < 1.000 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): < 2.500 (Calculated)
Magnitude : < 5.400 (Calculated)
Maximum Column Height (km): 29.000 (Literature)
Maximum Intensity : 11.180 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : <= 5.000 (Calculated)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: 33616 BP Date Error: 4368
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon and stratigraphy
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): < 1.000 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): < 2.500 (Calculated)
Magnitude : < 5.400 (Calculated)
Maximum Column Height (km): 30.000 (Literature)
Maximum Intensity : 11.240 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : <= 5.000 (Calculated)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: 33616 BP Date Error: 4368
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon and stratigraphy
Eruption Date Quality: Low quality Preferred Date: Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): < 1.000 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): < 2.500 (Calculated)
Magnitude : < 5.400 (Calculated)
Maximum Column Height (km): 28.000 (Literature)
Maximum Intensity : 11.120 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : <= 5.000 (Calculated)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: 36585 BP Date Error: 1334
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Medium quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 31200 C14 Date Error: 1330
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): < 1.000 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): < 2.500 (Calculated)
Magnitude : < 5.400 (Calculated)
Maximum Column Height (km): 23.000 (Literature)
Maximum Intensity : 10.790 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : <= 5.000 (Calculated)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date: 38716 BP Date Error: 2707
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Medium quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 33400 C14 Date Error: 2800
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): < 1.000 (Literature)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): < 2.400 (Calculated)
Magnitude : 5.400 (Calculated)
Maximum Column Height (km): 36.000 (Literature)
Maximum Intensity : 11.550 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Calculated)
Magma: Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Dacite
Eruption Start Date: 39174 BP Date Error: 3068
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Medium quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 33900 C14 Date Error: 3200
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.625 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): > 1.500 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.200 (Calculated)
Maximum Column Height (km): 16.000 (Literature)
Maximum Intensity : 10.190 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Magma: Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Dacite
Eruption Start Date: 44716 BP Date Error: 1853
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: Medium quality Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 40000 C14 Date Error:
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.840 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 2.000 (Literature)
Ignimbrite DRE Volume (km3): 0.840 (Calculated)
Ignimbrite Deposit Volume : 2.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.300 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Calculated)
Magma: Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Dacite
Eruption Start Date: 50000 BP Date Error: 6000
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique: Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality: No information Preferred Date: Y
C14 Date: 46500 C14 Date Error: 3500
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.840 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 2.000 (Literature)
Ignimbrite DRE Volume (km3): 0.840 (Calculated)
Ignimbrite Deposit Volume : 2.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.300 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Magma: Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Dacite

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