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stratovolcano 2130 m / 6,988 ft
El Salvador, 13.43°N / -88.27°W
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)
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San Miguel volcano eruptions:
2015, 2014, 2013, 2002, 1997, 1995, 1985-86, 1976-77, 1970, 1967, 1966 (Jul), 1966 (Feb), 1964, 1954, 1939, 1936(?), 1931, 1930, 1929, 1919-20, 1890-91, 1884, 1882, 1867-68, 1862, 1857, 1855, 1854(?), 1844-48, 1819, 1811(?), 1798(?), 1787, 1769, 1762, 1699, 1510 ± 5 years
Typical eruption style:
small to moderate phreatic and phreatomagmatic summit explosions
Last earthquakes nearby
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| Landsat 8
San Miguel volcano news & activity updates
San Miguel volcano (El Salvador) activity update
Thu, 7 Mar 2013, 16:47
16:47 PM | BY: T
Current seismic signal from San Miguel (VSM station, SNET)
Seismic unrest (fluctuating, sometimes strong volcanic tremor and earthquakes) continue. Several hot spots are visible on the volcano's flanks, but most likely caused by fires.
Activity has somewhat increased during the past 24 hours, including a pulse of stronger tremor and numerous small volcanic quakes. ... read all
Tremor has remained at unchanged, weak levels today. ... read all
Weak continuous tremor mixed with local and some regional earthquakes remain the more or less unchanged sign of internal unrest at the volcano. ... read all
Volcanic tremor and earthquake numbers increased slightly yesterday, but dropped again today. ... read all
Numerous volcanic quakes and bursts of weak tremor continue to be seen frequently on the seismic recording. ... read all
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