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Isla El Tigre volcano

Updated: Sep 28, 2022 11:23 GMT -
stratovolcano 783 m / 2,569 ft
Honduras, 13.27°N / -87.64°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Isla El Tigre volcano is a small basaltic stratovolcano that forms the small, 5-km-wide island of the same name. It is located across a narrow 2-km-wide strait south of Isla Zacate Grande in the Gulf of Fonseca, Honduras. It is the southernmost volcano of Honduras and probably still active.
El Vigía is a small isolated flank cone near the village of Amapala on the NW flank of the island.

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Typical eruption style: effusive
Isla El Tigre volcano eruptions: unknown, less than 10,000 years ago

Latest nearby earthquakes

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 27, 2022 8:32 am (GMT -6) (Sep 27, 2022 14:32 GMT)
3.0

59 km
140 km (87 mi)
Departamento de Leon, 15 km south of Esteli, Nicaragua
Saturday, September 24, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 24, 2022 7:26 am (GMT -6) (Sep 24, 2022 13:26 GMT)
2.5

2 km
308 km (191 mi)
49 km south of Siuna, Atlantico Norte, Nicaragua
Friday, September 23, 2022 GMT (2 quakes)
Sep 23, 2022 8:32 am (GMT -6) (Sep 23, 2022 14:32 GMT)
3.0

12 km
273 km (170 mi)
20 km northeast of Rio Blanco, Río Blanco, Departamento de Matagalpa, Nicaragua
Sep 22, 2022 8:15 pm (GMT -6) (Sep 23, 2022 02:15 GMT)
3.5

5 km
34 km (21 mi)
Honduras, 58 km northwest of Chinandega, Nicaragua
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Sep 21, 2022 7:57 am (GMT -6) (Sep 21, 2022 13:57 GMT)
2.5

5 km
109 km (68 mi)
Departamento de Leon, 35 km west of Esteli, Nicaragua



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