Viracocha Patera is a patera, or a complex crater with scalloped edges, on Jupiter's moon Io. It is about 59 kilometers in diameter and is located at 61°46′S 280°05′W / 61.77°S 280.09°W. It is named after the Quechua creator god Viracocha. The name was adopted by the International Astronomical Union in 1979. Viracocha Patera is a Voyager spacecraft-detected hot spot. To Viracocha Patera's east-northeast is Mithra Patera, and to the northeast is the mountain Silpium Mons.