Friday, January 8, 2016, 11:05
The volcano Chaparrastique present degassing pulses:
After maintaining a stable level of activity, from Thursday, January 7, the San Miguel volcano Chaparrastique maintained a degassing process characterized by pulses of gas.
At 5:45, the surveillance camera on Friday noted the periodic appearance of gas exhalations, which amounted to about 500 m above the crater. A yellowish red color is observed, it is due to the presence of light.
So far it has not been reported by the Civil Protection and local observers, rumbling or ash falls. However, residents of the village of La Piedrita indicate a low sulfur smell.
It has not been reported felt earthquakes associated with the volcano in the past 24 hours. Seismic vibration fluctuated between 55 and 157 RSAM units on average per hour, with an average of 123 units, with a maximum threshold of 150 units of regular occurrence.
According to recent historical activity, this behavior is part of the activity that characterizes the volcano. The MARN maintains real-time monitoring and report any changes that occur.
January 12 , 2016. Chaparrastique , El Salvador :
Source : Marn
Photo : MARN/EPA