Cerro San Miguel volcano

Lava dome 414 m / 1358 ft
Costa Rica, 10.02°N / -84.71°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Friday, December 3, 2021 09:25 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Dec 3, 2021 3:25 am (GMT -6) (Dec 3, 2021 09:25 GMT)

11 km
181 km (112 mi)
5.6 km south of Puerto Limon, Costa Rica
Dec 3, 2021 1:42 am (GMT -6) (Dec 3, 2021 07:42 GMT)

31 km
25 km (16 mi)
North Pacific Ocean, 15 km south of Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 18:45 GMT (1 earthquake)
Dec 1, 2021 12:45 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 1, 2021 18:45 GMT)

56 km
43 km (27 mi)
15 km southwest of Alajuela, Costa Rica
Wednesday, November 24, 2021 00:44 GMT (1 earthquake)
Nov 23, 2021 6:44 pm (GMT -6) (Nov 24, 2021 00:44 GMT)

61 km
34 km (21 mi)
Tilaran, Provincia de Guanacaste, 39 km north of Puntarenas, Costa Rica


Cerro San Miguel is an isolated lava dome that was constructed on the SW flank of the Tilarán Range near the mouth of the Gulf of Nicoya, NE of the port city of Puntarenas. The dacitic dome covers an area of about 9 km2 and was Potassium-Argon dated at less than 700,000 BP. A series of vertical-to-subvertical concentric fractures cuts the upper part of the dome.
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS
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