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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 news & activity updates:

Cerro Negro de Mayasquer volcano (Colombia) activity update

Thursday Dec 04, 2014 19:48 PM | BY: T

The volcano's alert level was decreased to Yellow. Seismic remains above background, but has decreased significantly recently.
Previous news
Saturday, Nov 22, 2014
The seismic crisis that began last year continues at high intensity. During the ongoing swarm more than 206,000 earthquakes have been detected in an area 4 km south of the Chiles-Cerro Negro complex since 29 Sep alone. Daily numbers of quakes have ranged between 3700-5400 earthquakes. ... [more]
Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014
Orange alert has been declared for the volcanic complex at the Colombia-Ecuador border, after a magnitude 5.8 earthquake occurred under the volcano last Monday. ... [more]
Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014
Seismic unrest continues at the volcanic massif of Chiles and Cerro Negro. However, it decreased during the past week with less than 700 events recorded, compared to 1500-1800 per week during the month before. ... [more]
Friday, May 30, 2014
Unrest at the volcano continues in the form of earthquakes under the Chiles-Cerro Negro volcanic massif. During the past week, the monitoring network recorded around 6500 quakes, mostly located less than 4 km SW from the summit at depths ranging between 1 and 8 km and with magnitudes of up to 4.0 on the Richter scale. ... [more]
Earthquakes under Cerro Negro de Mayasquer (IGPEN)
Saturday, May 10, 2014
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. ... [more]

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