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San Miguel volcano
stratovolcano 2130 m / 6,988 ft
El Salvador, 13.43°N / -88.27°W

San Miguel webcams / live data
San Miguel volcano eruptions:
2014, 2013, 2002, 1997, 1995, 1985-86, 1976-77, 1970, 1967, 1966 (Jul), 1966 (Feb), 1964, 1954, 1939, 1936(?), 1931, 1930, 1929, 1919-20, 1890-91, 1884, 1882, 1867-68, 1862, 1857, 1855, 1854(?), 1844-48, 1819, 1811(?), 1798(?), 1787, 1769, 1762, 1699, 1510 ± 5 years
Typical eruption style:
small to moderate phreatic and phreatomagmatic summit explosions
Last earthquakes nearby
latest (2014) | 2013 | 2012
Tue, 2 Sep 06:54
Tremor amplitude at Chaparrastique volcano over the past weeks (MARN)
Seismic activity, in particular the level of internal vibration (tremor), has increased again at the volcano. This follows a month of lower values detected.
Thu, 24 Jul 11:05
Ash emissions from Chaparrastique volcano on 23 July (MARN)
New ash emissions occurred on 23 July, similar to the previous such episode on 13 July. Small plumes rose a few 100 m above the crater. Seismic tremor remains high and authorities keep a close watch on the volcano.
Wed, 23 Jul 06:50
Tremor amplitude at Chaparrastique volcano over the past weeks (MARN)
The volcano continues to produce important gas emissions as well as occasional small ash explosions. Tremor remains at very high levels (20 times above normal), caused by internal fluid movements. The likelihood of new eruptive activity in the near to medium future remains elevated.
Mon, 14 Jul 15:34
Ash emissions from Chaparrastique volcano yesterday (MARN)
Chaparrastique volcano has started to produce small explosions and significant ash emissions. An increase of the ongoing eruption could occur any time and is expected to occur either from the summit vent or from the northern flank (because earthquakes have been clustered under this part of the volcano during the past months). ...more
Wed, 2 Jul 16:09
Tremor amplitude at Chaparrastique volcano over the past weeks (MARN)
Ash emissions have occurred increasingly at Chaparrastique volcano and tremor has risen again sharply to its highest level ever. Volcanologists from MARN in El Salvador are on high alert of a possible impending stronger eruption.
Ash dusting from Chaparrastique volcano (MARN)
Sat, 28 Jun 07:54
Tremor amplitude at Chaparrastique volcano over the past weeks (MARN)
The volcano continues to be in an unstable phase. Tremor remains elevated, but has dropped significantly during the past days.
Sat, 14 Jun 16:51
Tremor amplitude at Chaparrastique volcano over the past weeks (MARN)
Seismic activity, in particular volcanic tremor levels, have sharply increased since 9 June and reached the so-far highest values measured since the beginning of this crisis. A new eruption of the Chaparrastique volcano is becoming more and more likely. ...more [read all]
Mon, 9 Jun 07:41
Tremor amplitude at Chaparrastique volcano over the past weeks (MARN)
The Chaparrastique volcano continues to emit pulsating gas and sometimes ash plumes from its crater. Tremor has been showing large fluctuations over the past days and now risen again. ...more [read all]
Sat, 31 May 10:44
Small ash emissions were reported at Chaparrastique volcano yesterday. Local observers heard rumblings and noticed ash fall in the area of Alpina Carreto. ...more
Fri, 30 May 09:49
Tremor amplitude at Chaparrastique volcano over the past weeks (MARN)
The amplitude of internal vibration (tremor) at Chaparrastique volcano has suddenly dropped during the past 24 hours indicating that the volcanic system remains unstable, MARN informs in its latest special bulletin. Gas emissions remain elevated. ...more

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