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Cerro Cinotepeque volcano

volcanic field 665 m / 2,182 ft
El Salvador, 14.02°N / -89.25°W
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
Cerro Cinotepeque volcano books
Typical eruption style: strombolian
Cerro Cinotepeque volcano eruptions: unknown, less than 10,000 years ago
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Fri, 10 Aug
Fri, 10 Aug 19:56 UTCM 3.6 / 57 km48 km OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR
Mon, 6 Aug
Mon, 6 Aug 16:42 UTCM 3.5 / 53 km71 km OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR
Mon, 6 Aug 14:41 UTCM 3.8 / 55 km50 km OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR
Sat, 4 Aug
Sat, 4 Aug 17:26 UTCM 4.0 / 32 km70 km OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR
Sat, 28 Jul
Sat, 28 Jul 20:46 UTCM 4.2 / 145.6 km14 km- 6km WNW of San Agustin, El Salvador
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Cerro Cinotepeque volcano is a group of 4 young cinder cones on both sides of Río Lempa, about 40 km north of San Salvador city.
Cerro Cinotepeque (also spelled Cinotepec) lies south of the river, 2 other cones, Cerro Santiago and Cerro Mosquito, immediately north of the river. A fourth cone is located along the Río Gualchayo about 10 km farther north.

Background:

The volcanic field contains a large group of small Pleistocene stratovolcanoes and pyroclastic cones constructed along NW-SE-trending faults located west and south of Cerro Cinotepeque and west of Guazapa volcano.


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