Cerro Redondo volcano

Shield(s) 768 m / 2520 ft
Guatemala, 14.27°N / -89.62°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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Typical eruption style: unspecified
Cerro Redondo volcano eruptions: None during the past 10,000 years
Less than few million years ago (Pleistocene)

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Sunday, September 19, 2021 01:46 GMT (1 earthquake)
Sep 18, 2021 7:46 pm (GMT -6) (Sep 19, 2021 01:46 GMT)
3.0

2 km
49 km (30 mi)
30 km southwest of Jutiapa, Guatemala

Background

Cerro Redondo is the central feature of a Quaternary volcanic field immediately west of Lake Guija near the border with El Salvador. Two overlapping basaltic shield volcanoes were constructed along a N-S line west of the lake. Small lava fields, capped by cinder cones and small lava domes, are located east, west, and NE of the shield volcanoes. Unlike in other volcanic fields in SE Guatemala, many of the cones in this area show random orientations unrelated to regional trends.
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Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information


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