Masahuat Volcanic Field volcano

Stratovolcano 1005 m / 3297 ft
El Salvador, 14.2°N / -89.4°W
Current status: (probably) extinct (0 out of 5)

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

TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Sunday, December 5, 2021 08:42 GMT (2 earthquakes)
Dec 5, 2021 2:42 am (GMT -6) (Dec 5, 2021 08:42 GMT)

5 km
34 km (21 mi)
Municipio de Atescatempa, 22 km south of Asuncion, Guatemala
Dec 4, 2021 6:56 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 5, 2021 00:56 GMT)

6 km
34 km (21 mi)
20 km northwest of Santa Ana, El Salvador
Saturday, December 4, 2021 23:43 GMT (1 earthquake)
Dec 4, 2021 5:43 pm (GMT -6) (Dec 4, 2021 23:43 GMT)

19 km
33 km (21 mi)
22 km northwest of Santa Ana, El Salvador
Friday, December 3, 2021 00:25 GMT (1 earthquake)
Dec 2, 2021 8:25 pm (GMT -4) (Dec 3, 2021 00:25 GMT)

25 km
3124 km (1941 mi)
Caribbean Sea, 63 km east of Castries, Ciceron, Castries, St. Lucia
Tuesday, November 23, 2021 18:18 GMT (1 earthquake)
Nov 23, 2021 2:18 pm (GMT -4) (Nov 23, 2021 18:18 GMT)

17 km
3130 km (1945 mi)
Caribbean Sea, 70 km east of Castries, Ciceron, Castries, St. Lucia


Cerro Masahuat is an eroded Pleistocene stratovolcano that lies at the NW corner of a major bend in the Río Lempa SE of Lake Guija. The Río Lempa surrounds Cerro Masahuat on all but the SE side and has cut a gorge through volcanic rocks of similar age to Masahuat that cover a broad area across the river to the north, east of Lake Guija.
Source: Smithsonian / GVP volcano information

See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS
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