San Vicente Volcano | John Seach


El Salvador

13.595 N, 88.837 W
summit elevation 2182 m

San Vicente volcano is located SE of Lake Ilopango in El Salvador. It is the second highest volcano in El Salvador. Hot springs and fumaroles are found on the northern and western flanks of the volcano.

2009 Mudflows
More than 40 residents of San Vicente at the base of the San Salvador volcano were killed in mudflows caused by hurricane Ida in November 2009.

2001 Earthquake
There was a magnitude 6.6 earthquake near the volcano on 13th February 2001. The earthquake generated over 25 landslides on the flank of the volcano which killed 39 people. Reports of an eruption following the earthquake were not confirmed.

San Vicente Volcano Eruptions

No recent eruptions.