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Concepción volcano
stratovolcano 1700 m / 5,577 ft
Nicaragua, 11.54°N / -85.62°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Concepción volcano eruptions:
2012, 2009-11, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 1999, 1988, 1985-86, 1984-85, 1983, 1982, 1978, 1977, 1973-74, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1957, 1951-55, 1948-50, 1944-45, 1935, 1929, 1928, 1921-26, 1918-19, 1907-10, 1902, 1891, 1884-86, 1883, 1800 ± 50 years, 770 BC ± 50 years (radiocarbon)
Typical eruption style:
intermittent small ash explosions
Last earthquakes nearby
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Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
 

Concepción volcano news & activity updates

Concepción volcano (Nicaragua) activity update: occasional gas explosions

Thursday Jun 04, 2015 11:05 AM | BY: T

According to a 6 May news article, activity at Concepción had increased about three weeks prior and was characterized by fluctuating levels of seismicity and gas explosions.
In a 8 May statement, INETER noted that seismic activity and gas explosions at Concepción had decreased since the day before; 15 gas explosions has been detected in a 24-hour period. By 24 May there had been a total of 987 gas explosions detected by the network since an unspecified date of increased activity.
Previous news
Yesterday's seismic signal of Concepción volcano, CONN station (INETER)
Sunday, Apr 14, 2013
A small swarm of earthquakes and small tremor pulses occurred yesterday. [more]
Current seismic signal of Concepción volcano, CONN station (INETER)
Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013
A phase of increased internal activity occurred over night. [more]
Monday, Jan 21, 2013
Seismic activity (numbers and magnitudes of volcanic earthquakes) has decreased. [more]
Current seismic signal from CONN station (INETER)
Friday, Jan 11, 2013
Volcanic earthquakes continue to occur beneath Concepcion volcano. [more]
Current seismic signal from CONN station (INETER)
Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012
Seismic activity seems to be increased today. [more]
 

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