Apoyeque volcano (Nicaragua): earthquake swarm near Laguna Xiloá
Saturday Sep 08, 2012 08:31 AM | BY: T
Apoyeque volcano is located only 10 km northwest of the capital Managua which would be directly threatened by a new eruption. INETER and the government issued a green advisory alert.
Local volcanologists are planning to travel to the volcano to investigate the earthquakes causes.
It is possible that the quakes are related to the magitude-7.6 earthquake that hit neighboring Costa Rica on Wednesday.
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