Cerro Yayantique volcano

Stratovolcano(es) 613 m / 2011 ft
El Salvador, 13.44°N / -88°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 16:23 GMT (1 earthquake)
Nov 30, 2021 10:23 am (GMT -6) (Nov 30, 2021 16:23 GMT)

36 km
89 km (55 mi)
8 km north of Choluteca, Honduras
Sunday, November 28, 2021 21:27 GMT (1 earthquake)
Nov 28, 2021 3:27 pm (GMT -6) (Nov 28, 2021 21:27 GMT)

1 km
207 km (129 mi)
Departamento de Jinotega, 42 km northeast of Esteli, Nicaragua
Saturday, November 27, 2021 21:41 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Nov 27, 2021 3:41 pm (GMT -6) (Nov 27, 2021 21:41 GMT)

78 km
45 km (28 mi)
North Pacific Ocean, 35 km southwest of San Lorenzo, Honduras
Nov 26, 2021 6:01 pm (GMT -6) (Nov 27, 2021 00:01 GMT)

30 km
21 km (13 mi)
Departamento de La Union, 35 km southeast of San Miguel, El Salvador


Located about 11 km E of the Laguna Aramuaca maar, Cerro Yayantique is the most prominent and least-eroded feature in a broad area of Pleistocene volcanic rocks in the SE corner of El Salvador west of the NW arm of the Gulf of Fonseca. Mapped as Pliocene by Weber and Wiesemann (1978).
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS
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