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San Miguel volcano
stratovolcano 2130 m / 6,988 ft
El Salvador, 13.43°N / -88.27°W
Current status: 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
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San Miguel volcano (El Salvador) activity update

Tuesday Mar 19, 2013 14:48 PM | BY: T

Yesterday's seismic recording from San Miguel (VSM station, SNET)
Yesterday's seismic recording from San Miguel (VSM station, SNET)
The volcano has been relatively quiet recently. Only few volcanic quakes, weak tremor and (probably) rockfall signals show up now and then.
Previous news
Current seismic signal from San Miguel (VSM station, SNET)
Thursday, Mar 07, 2013
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. [more]
Current seismic signal from San Miguel (VSM station, SNET)
Tuesday, Feb 05, 2013
Activity has somewhat increased during the past 24 hours, including a pulse of stronger tremor and numerous small volcanic quakes. [more]
Monday, Feb 04, 2013
Tremor has remained at unchanged, weak levels today. [more]
Current seismic signal from San Miguel (VSM station, SNET)
Sunday, Feb 03, 2013
Weak continuous tremor mixed with local and some regional earthquakes remain the more or less unchanged sign of internal unrest at the volcano. [more]

Friday, Jan 25, 2013
Volcanic tremor and earthquake numbers increased slightly yesterday, but dropped again today. [more]

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