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Cerro Negro de Mayasquer volcano
stratovolcano 4445 m / 14,583 ft
Colombia, 0.83°N / -77.96°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Cerro Negro de Mayasquer volcano eruptions:
1936(?)
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Cerro Negro de Mayasquer volcano (Colombia) activity update

Saturday May 10, 2014 06:34 AM | BY: T

Earthquakes under Cerro Negro de Mayasquer (IGPEN)
Earthquakes under Cerro Negro de Mayasquer (IGPEN)
The seismic crisis under the volcano continues. Thousands of small earthquakes, both volcano-tectonic (due to rock fracturing caused by magma pressure) and long-period (due to fluid movements) earthquakes continue to be registered.
Colombian and Ecuadorian scientists believe it could be related to shallow magma intrusions. At present, no other signs of unrest that could suggest an eruption in a near or medium future have been detected.
Previous news
Friday, May 02, 2014
The alert level of the twin-volcanoes Cerro Negro and Chiles has been raised to yellow in response to an ongoing seismic crisis and deformation that has been detected since November 2013, when a new monitoring network had been installed. ... [more]
Map of seismicity near Cerro Negro volcano (Image: INGEOMINAS / Pasto Observatory)
Thursday, Mar 13, 2014
More than 11,000 micro-earthquakes at shallow depths were recorded beneath the volcanoes of Cerro Negro de Mayasquer and Chiles during the past few months, INGEOMINAS Pasto volcano observatory reported. ... [more]

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