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Recent earthquakes near Tacaná volcano
Thursday, Jul 03, 2014
A number of shallow earthquakes has occurred recently under the volcano. The largest was a magnitude 4.0 event at 5 km depth under the eastern flank. No reports of unusual activity at the volcano are available. [more]
 

Volcanoes of Southern Mexico (2 volcanoes)

El Chichón| Tacana
El Chichón
(Lava domes)
El Chichón volcano in southern Mexico forms a broad symmetrical cone with a diameter of 10 km at itsbase and is capped by a 600 m wide crater containing a 80 m high andesitic lava dome.
El Chichón became famous for its large eruption in 1982 that affected the world's climat... [more]

Tacana
(stratovolcano)
Tacaná volcano on the Mexican-Guatemalan border is a symmetrical stratovolcano rising 1800 m above its base and forms the NW end of the Central American Volcanic Belt.
Tacana consists of overlapping volcanic edifices, reflecting a migration of vents from the NE to the SW o... [more]
 

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