84: El Salvador’s San Miguel volcano erupts with powerful explosion

December 30, 2013 El SALVADORThousands of people in eastern El Salvador are leaving their homes after a volcano erupted on Sunday morning. Residents in the coffee-producing region said they had heard a powerful explosion before the Chaparrastique volcano began spewing hot ash and smoke into the air. The eruption came with little or no warning. No one has been hurt, say the authorities. Anyone living in a 3km (2 mile) radius will be evacuated. Temporary shelters are being set up in the area. Civil protection authorities say that some 5,000 people live in the area, in San Miguel province. The eruption began at 10:30 local time (16:30 GMT). The Salvadoran government says it had been monitoring the situation since 13 December, when they detected increased activity inside the volcano. Some 300 communities live around the volcano. There are more than 20 volcanoes in the small Central American nation. At 2,129 meters (7,000 ft) above sea level, Chaparrastique is the third highest volcano in the country. It spewed lava in 1976 and caused a strong tremor in the area in 2010. The volcano last erupted in 2002.  –BBC
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1 Response to 84: El Salvador’s San Miguel volcano erupts with powerful explosion

  1. H C Parks says:

    According to the texts of Nostradamus, Mt Pele (Pelee?) – when THAT goes, Assumption Parish goes, methane lights up, followed by San Andreas then the Great Lakes let go


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