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Sat, 31 Oct 2020, 05:59
05:59 AM | BY: MJFLEGEND
Devastation caused by the landslide. Source: AAP Newswire
At least nine people have been killed after torrential rain caused a landslide on the northeast flank of the volcano, which tore a 4 km path through the village of Los Angelitos, Nejapa. 60 homes were buried and 75 damaged. Landslides at San Salvador are a known hazard- other destructive events occurred in 1982 and 2001.
Links / Sources:
- Shepp News: News article used for this report
- USGS: hazards report for San Salvador
Small volcanic quakes and weak tremor are visible at the seismogram, but within normal levels for this active volcano. … read all
The Mexican 7.4 magnitude earthquake near Acapulco on Tuesday might have affected the currently dormant San Salvador volcano in 1000 km distance and triggered an earthquake swarm under the volcano. … read all
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