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Las Lajas volcano

Volcán en escudo 926 m / 3,038 ft
Nicaragua, 12.3°N / -85.73°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

Las Lajas is a basaltic shield volcano 20 km north of Lake Nicaragua. La Lajas is the youngest of a group of volcanoes east of the Nicaraguan graben. Based on its fresh morphology, it could be still active.
Las Lajas volcano has a 7 km wide and 650 m deep caldera, which contains 5 lava domes in the center and is cut by a narrow canyon on the SE side. There are lava domes and cones on the outer flanks.

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Typical eruption style: effusive
Erupciones del volcán Las Lajas: unknown, no recent eruptions

Latest nearby earthquakes

Fecha / HoraRevista / ProfundidadDistanciaUbicación
Thu, 4 Mar 2021 (GMT) (2 temblores)
3 mar 2021 22:23 (GMT -6) (4 Mar 2021 04:23:25 GMT)
2.3

10 km - More
98 km73 km al noreste de Juigalpa, Departamento de Chontales, Nicaragua
3 mar 2021 22:23 (GMT -6) (4 Mar 2021 04:23:20 GMT)
3.1

12 km - More
136 km80 km al noroeste de El Rama, Costa Caribe Sur, Nicaragua
Wed, 3 Mar 2021 (GMT) (3 temblores)
3 mar 2021 02:37 (GMT -6) (3 Mar 2021 08:37:47 GMT)
3.4

10 km - More
147 km20 km al noreste de Chinandega, Nicaragua
2 mar 2021 22:18 (GMT -6) (3 Mar 2021 04:18:05 GMT)
2.6

17 km - More
127 kmOcéano Pacífico Norte, 48 km al sur de León, Departamento de Leon, Nicaragua
2 mar 2021 22:17 (GMT -6) (3 Mar 2021 04:17:52 GMT)
2.2

40 km - More
135 kmOcéano Pacífico Norte, 76 km al oeste de Managua, Nicaragua



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