Cerro Cinotepeque volcano
El Salvador, 14.02°N / -89.25°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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.
Cerro Cinotepeque volcano eruptions: unknown, less than 10,000 years ago
Latest nearby earthquakes
|Time||Mag. / Depth||Distance/Location|
|Wednesday, November 30, 2022 GMT (1 quake)|
|Nov 30, 2022 7:15 am (GMT -6) (Nov 30, 2022 13:15 GMT)|
|17 km (10.6 mi)|
Departamento de Chalatenango, 48 km north of San Salvador, El Salvador
|Saturday, November 26, 2022 GMT (1 quake)|
|Nov 25, 2022 6:18 pm (GMT -6) (Nov 26, 2022 00:18 GMT)|
|33 km (21 mi)|
24 km northwest of Santa Tecla, Departamento de La Libertad, El Salvador
BackgroundThe 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.
See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS