Sotará Volcano | John Seach


(Cerro Azafatudo)


2.108 N, 76.592 W
summit elevation 4400 m

Sotará volcano is located in SW Colombia, 150 km South of Cali, a city of 2.3 million people. The volcano contains three calderas, 4.5, 2.5, and 1 km in diameter. The volcano shows solfatara and fumarolic activity.

2012 Unrest
Seismic activity increased at Sotara volcano between 8-14 August 2012. Inflation of the volcano coincided with the area of seismicity.

Further reading
Alpala, Jorge, Rosa Alpala, and Maurizio Battaglia. "Monitoring remote volcanoes: the 2010–2012 unrest at Sotará volcano (Colombia)." Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research 344 (2017): 224-231.

Sotará Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.