stratovolcano 1745 m / 5,725 ft
Nicaragua, 12.7°N / -87°W
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San Cristobal volcano eruptions:
, 2010-11, 2010, 2009, 2008 (Nov), 2008 (Aug), 2007, 2005-06, 2003-04, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999-2000, 1997,1987 (?), 1985 (?), 1977, 1976 (Aug), 1976 (Mar), 1971, 1685, 1684, 1680, 1613 (?), 1528 ± 1 year
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San Cristobal volcano news & activity updates
San Cristobal volcano (Nicaragua): new ash emissions
Wednesday Dec 26, 2012 12:29 PM | BY: T
This morning's seismic signal (CRIN station, INETER) showing continuous tremor
Seismic signal from the 12 hours before (second half of 25 Dec GMT, CRIN station, INETER)
New eruptive activity has been reported from San Cristobal volcano in Nicaragua. It appears that small ash emissions started late in the evening of 25 Dec (local time). Plumes reach 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude VAAC Washington reports.
The reported activity correlates to a marked increase in seismicity and the appearance of a strong continuous tremor signal.
Wednesday, Dec 19, 2012
Banded volcanic tremor has reappeared on the seismic recording.
Thursday, Nov 15, 2012
Some tremor has been appearing periodically on the seismic recordings from San Cristobal in recent days.
Wednesday, Oct 03, 2012
Earthquakes and long-period events are frequent on the seismic recording, but there are no reports of new activity.
Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012
Seismic activity at the volcano seems to be decreasing, although a few earthquakes still occur. INETER has not published any reports since 16 Sep, suggesting that not much activity is happening.
Saturday, Sep 22, 2012
A number of volcanic quakes and long-period events can be seen on the seismic recordings during the past days, but there have not been any reports of new activity.
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