San Miguel (volcano)
San Miguel in 2012
|Elevation||2,130 m (6,990 ft)|
|Location||San Miguel Department, El Salvador|
|Last eruption||January 2015 (ongoing)|
San Miguel (also known as Volcán Chaparrastique) is a stratovolcano in central-eastern El Salvador. It is situated approximately 15 km southwest of the city of San Miguel. On December 29, 2013, San Miguel erupted at 10:30 local time spewing ash and smoke into the sky, and prompted the evacuation of thousands of people living in a 3 km radius around the volcano. The eruption was the first for 11 years.
- San Miguel volcano (El Salvador): new eruption. Volcano Discovery. Retrieved 30 December 2013.
- Tadeo, Maria (30 December 2013). "El Salvador begins evacuation after Chaparrastique volcano erupts for the first time in 37 years". The Independent. Retrieved 30 December 2013.
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