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Chinameca volcano eruptions

stratovolcano 1300 m / 4,265 ft
El Salvador, 13.48°N / -88.33°W
Eruption list: unknown, less than 10,000 years ago


1951 earthquake
3 strong shallow earthquakes of 5.9, 6.0 and 5.5 magnitude occurred on 6 and 7 May 1951 near the town of Jucuapa at the NW base of Chinameca volcano. The earthquakes claimed between 400-1000 lives and left 25,000 people homeless.
 

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