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Conceptión satellite image (c) Google
stratovolcano 1700 m / 5,577 ft
Nicaragua, 11.54°N / -85.62°W
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)
Concepción webcams / live data
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
Latest satellite imagesSentinel hub
| Landsat 8
Concepción volcano news & activity updates
Concepción volcano (Nicaragua) activity update: occasional gas explosions
Thu, 4 Jun 2015, 11:05
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.
A small swarm of earthquakes and small tremor pulses occurred yesterday. ... read all
A phase of increased internal activity occurred over night. ... read all
Seismic activity (numbers and magnitudes of volcanic earthquakes) has decreased. ... read all
Volcanic earthquakes continue to occur beneath Concepcion volcano. ... read all
Seismic activity seems to be increased today. ... read all
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