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San Diego volcano

Updated: Dec 7, 2022 21:20 GMT -
caldera approx 1100 m
Colombia, 5.66°N / -74.94°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
Last update: 29 Feb 2020 (unknown)

San Diego volcano consists of a lake filled caldera (Laguna San Diego) and a stratovolcano Morro de San Diego constructed at the NE margin of the caldera. It is currently not known whether this volcanic system is still to be considered active, and should be included in the GVP's global database of active volcanoes.

Note: A volcano with the same name exists in El Salvador.

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Typical eruption style: explosive
San Diego volcano eruptions: unknown

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 7, 2022 2:50 am (GMT -5) (Dec 7, 2022 07:50 GMT)

98 km
27 km (17 mi)
Tuesday, December 6, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 6, 2022 4:36 pm (GMT -5) (Dec 6, 2022 21:36 GMT)

8.8 km
26 km (16 mi)
Friday, December 2, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Dec 2, 2022 5:14 pm (GMT -5) (Dec 2, 2022 22:14 GMT)
25 km (16 mi)
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 30, 2022 11:00 am (GMT -5) (Nov 30, 2022 16:00 GMT)
28 km (17 mi)
Friday, November 25, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Nov 25, 2022 5:39 pm (GMT -5) (Nov 25, 2022 22:39 GMT)

26 km
34 km (21 mi)

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS
Tue, 9 Jul 2013, 16:15

San Diego volcano, Colombia: scientists install monitoring to find out if the volcano could still be active

INGEOMINAS press release about the new monitoring station for San Diego
On 5 July 2013, Colombian scientists from INGEOMINAS have installed a first seismic monitoring station in order to find out whether San Diego volcano is potentially still active or not. ... Read all
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