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Cerro Cinotepeque volcano

volcanic field 665 m / 2,182 ft
El Salvador, 14.02°N / -89.25°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: strombolian
Cerro Cinotepeque volcano eruptions: unknown, less than 10,000 years ago
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Mon, 18 Mar 2019
Mon, 18 Mar 17:33 UTCM 3.7 / 51 km61 kmOffshore El Salvador
Sat, 16 Mar 2019
Sat, 16 Mar 10:18 UTCM 3.5 / 20 km79 kmOffshore El Salvador
Fri, 8 Mar 2019
Fri, 8 Mar 11:16 UTCM 3.6 / 56 km67 kmOFFSHORE EL SALVADOR
Sun, 3 Mar 2019
Sun, 3 Mar 18:54 UTCM 3.7 / 61 km64 kmOFFSHORE EL SALVADOR
Fri, 1 Mar 2019
Fri, 1 Mar 02:01 UTCM 4.5 / 200.1 km9 km7km N of Berlin, 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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