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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)
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Typical eruption style: strombolian
Cerro Cinotepeque volcano eruptions: unknown, less than 10,000 years ago
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Mon, 22 Jan
Mon, 22 Jan 19:45 UTCM 3.7 / 17 km88 km OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR
Tue, 16 Jan
Tue, 16 Jan 20:47 UTCM 3.6 / 17 km73 km OFFSHORE EL SALVADOR
Thu, 11 Jan
Thu, 11 Jan 18:19 UTCM 4.2 / 10 km13 km- 2km NE of Soyapango, El Salvador
Wed, 3 Jan
Wed, 3 Jan 13:38 UTCM 5.1 / 69 km56 kmEl Salvador
Tue, 5 Dec
Tue, 5 Dec 09:47 UTCM 4.1 / 75.4 km32 km- 10km WSW of La Libertad, 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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