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cinder cones 728 m / 2,388 ft
Nicaragua, 12.51°N / -86.7°WCurrent status
: normal or dormant
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| ReportsCerro Negro volcano booksCerro Negro volcano eruptions:
1999, 1995, 1992, 1971, 1969, 1968, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1957, 1954, 1950, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1929, 1923, 1919, 1914, 1899, 1867, 1850Typical eruption style:
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Cerro Negro volcano news & activity updates
Tue, 16 Feb 2016, 10:31
Cerro Negro volcano (image: La Prensa)
An unusual number of earthquakes have been noted near the volcano recently, prompting authorities to warn tourists and locals not to climb the volcano, local press reports. ...more
Wed, 12 Jun 2013, 14:25
Today's seismic recording from Cerro Negro (CNGN station, INSIVUMEH)
Seismic activity has returned to low levels.
Sat, 8 Jun 2013, 15:16
Seismic recording on 4 June (CNGN station, INETER)
The volcano might be entering a phase of reawakening. A seismic swarm of 49 low magnitude earthquakes and a pulse of volcanic tremor occurred on 4 June, INETER reported in a press release that day. ...more
Sun, 15 Jan 2012, 00:01
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