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Apaneca Range volcano eruptions

stratovolcanoes 2036 m / 6,680 ft
El Salvador, 13.89°N / -89.79°W
Eruption list: unknown, less than 10,000 years ago


1990 steam explosion & fatalities
On 13 October 1990, a phreatic steam explosion occurred in the village of El Barro at the Agua Shuca thermal area located on the lower NW flank of the Apaneca Range.
The eruption produced a violent geyser-like fountain, lasting 10-20 minutes, of steam and mud, which killed 26 people and injured several others, and left a 15 m deep crater of 30 m diameter.

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