Apoyeque volcano news & activity updates
Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012
The seismicity in the eastern part of Apoyeque volcano beneath Laguna Xiloe seems to have ceased, with no more quakes recorded since 8 Sep. INETER writes that this behavior is similar to a similar series of quakes recorded in 2000 and that this seismicity is related to the active Nejapa fault.
Monday, Sep 10, 2012
Map of recent quakes at Apoyeque volcano (INETER)
Seismicity around Apoyeque volcano near Managua City has been decreasing, INETER reports. On 8 Sep, there were still 3 earthquakes of magnitudes between 1.7-2.5 at depths between 3.7-7.8 km while no quakes were recorded on 9 Sep. INETER keeps a close watch on this area as well.
Saturday, Sep 08, 2012
Time and depth of recent quakes beneath Apoyeque
location of recent quakes at Apoyeque volcano
A number of shallow quakes including several of magnitude >3 have been registered since Friday (7 Sep) beneath the Apoyeque volcano complex in Nicaragua. Most quakes are located around the maar Laguna Xiloá, one of the volcano's active vents. ...more