Last Updated: Thursday, January 14, 2016

El Salvador's Chaparrastique volcano spews ash


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A plume of smoke rises from El Salvador's Chaparrastique volcano Jan. 12, 2016.
(YouTube / Ministerio-de-Medio-Ambiente-y-Recursos-Naturales via CTV News)
El Salvador's Chaparrastique volcano spewed a plume of ash and hot gases between 1,500 meters and 2,000 meters high. 

"The risk of a larger eruption is less," AP reported quoting El Salvador's civil defense office.