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Apoyeque volcano
pyroclastic shield 518 m / 1,699 ft
Nicaragua, 12.24°N / -86.34°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Apoyeque volcano eruptions:
50 BC ± 100 (Chiltepe Tephra, Apoyeque), 1050 BC ± 100 (Los Cedros Tephra), 2550 BC ± 1000 (Mateare Tephra, West Chiltepe Peninsula), 4160 BC ± 30 (Laguna Xiloá)
Typical eruption style:
explosive
Last earthquakes nearby
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Apoyeque volcano news & activity updates

Tue, 11 Sep 2012, 10:05
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.
Mon, 10 Sep 2012, 08:39
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.
Sat, 8 Sep 2012, 06:31
Time and depth of recent quakes beneath Apoyeque
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 [read all]

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