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Cerro Redondo volcano

Updated: Sep 30, 2022 17:18 GMT -
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
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 28, 2022 2:22 am (GMT -6) (Sep 28, 2022 08:22 GMT)

5 km
23 km (14 mi)
Guatemala, 22 km northwest of Santa Ana, El Salvador
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 27, 2022 9:56 am (GMT -6) (Sep 27, 2022 15:56 GMT)

1 km
29 km (18 mi)
4.1 km northeast of Santa Ana, El Salvador
Sunday, September 25, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 25, 2022 5:39 am (GMT -6) (Sep 25, 2022 11:39 GMT)

5 km
25 km (16 mi)
15 km southeast of Metapan, Santa Ana, El Salvador
Saturday, September 24, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Sep 24, 2022 7:07 pm (GMT -4) (Sep 24, 2022 23:07 GMT)

17 km
3073 km (1909 mi)
Caribbean Sea, 23 km northwest of Castries, Ciceron, Castries, St. Lucia
Sep 23, 2022 10:56 pm (GMT -6) (Sep 24, 2022 04:56 GMT)

1 km
50 km (31 mi)
4.5 km south of Nueva Ocotepeque, Departamento de Ocotepeque, Honduras


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.
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS

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