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Eruption at San Miguel (Chaparrastique) volcano, El Salvador

San Miguel volcano in El Salvador, also known as Chaparrastique, continues its eruptive process which started on January 3, 2019, emitting relatively small amounts of gas and ash up to 500 meters (1 640 feet) in height. Between 16:00 local time on January 7 and...

January 09, 2019

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Sudden increase in seismic activity under San Miguel volcano, El Salvador

El Salvador authorities are reporting a sudden increase in seismic activity under San Miguel volcano on Tuesday, April 18, 2017. The last major eruptive phase of this volcano started on December 29, 2013, and ended in August 2014 (VEI 2). In a special report...

April 18, 2017

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Increased activity at San Miguel (Chaparrastique) volcano, El Salvador

El Salvador's San Miguel volcano is currently experiencing increased seismic unrest and strong degassing. The last major eruption of this volcano took place on December 29, 2013. Seismicity under the volcano sharply increased on June 13, 2016, and was followed...

June 21, 2016

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High probability of new eruptive activity at Chaparrastique volcano, El Salvador

In yesterday's special report El Salvador's Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN) said that the seismic vibration at Chaparrastique volcano (San Miguel) remains at very high levels, 20 times above the n

July 23, 2014

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Increased seismic activity at San Miguel volcano, El Salvador

Ash emissions, small explosions and increasing tremor were recorded at San Miguel (Chaparrastique) volcano in El Salvador during July 13/14, 2014. National Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (MARN) reported that the seismic vibration of

July 15, 2014

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Simmering San Miguel prompts evacuations, El Salvador

El Salvador authorities have evacuated more than 1 000 people living around the simmering San Miguel volcano, also known as Chaparrastique. They warned there is a high probability of eruption in the coming days and said evacuations are a precautionary measure.Armando Vi

May 20, 2014

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Surprising, strong eruption of San Miguel volcano, El Salvador

After 11 sleepy years, San Miguel volcano (Chaparrastique) in El Salvador experienced a strong eruption on December 29, 2013 at 16:50 UTC (10:50 am local time). Eruption column was estimated rising up to 9 km (29 500 feet) and civil alert status for the area around...

December 29, 2013