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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 news & activity updates

San Miguel / Chaparrastique volcano (San Salvador): volcanic tremor drops

Fri, 30 May 2014, 09:49
09:49 AM | BY: T
Tremor amplitude at Chaparrastique volcano over the past weeks (MARN)
Tremor amplitude at Chaparrastique volcano over the past weeks (MARN)
SO2 flux at the volcano (MARN)
SO2 flux at the volcano (MARN)
The amplitude of internal vibration (tremor) at Chaparrastique volcano has suddenly dropped during the past 24 hours indicating that the volcanic system remains unstable, MARN informs in its latest special bulletin. Gas emissions remain elevated.
The possibility of an eruption from a summit or flank vent remains high and monitoring continues at highest level.
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Previous news
Tue, 27 May 2014, 15:23
Current seismic activity at San Miguel (VSM station, MARN)
Seismic activity remains at elevated levels and the volcano emits strong pulsating gas and steam puffs rising to approx. 800 m. Heavy rainfalls have been causing damage due to mud flows in the areas at the feet of the volcano. read all
Fri, 23 May 2014, 09:55
Ash puffs from Chaparrastique volcano on 19 May
An eruption of the Chaparrastique volcano in the near future is becoming more and more likely. Tremor continues to rise and pulsating gas emissions have become stronger and sometimes contain small amounts of volcanic ash. ... read all
Thu, 15 May 2014, 08:52
Microseismic activity at Chaparrastique volcano (SNET)
During the past 2 days, seismic activity at the volcano has shown a sharp increase after it had been gradually decreasing since late February. ... read all
Mon, 28 Apr 2014, 15:32
View of the steam plume from Charrapastique volcano (La Prensa Grafica)
The Chaparrastique volcano remains restless. An increase in degassing and seismic activity on Sunday was reported. According to a local press article, MARN observed pulsating gas emissions that reached heights between 200 and 600 meters between 9-11 pm yesterday local time as well after midnight. ... read all
Mon, 10 Mar 2014, 09:30
Tremor amplitude at San Miguel volcano over the past weeks (MARN)
NO significant changes in activity have been noted. Seismic activity remains elevated, but at stable levels lower than during the second half of February. ... read all
 

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