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Momotombo volcano
estratovolcán 1297 m / 4,255 ft
Nicaragua, 12.42°N / -86.54°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Erupciones del volcán Momotombo:
2015-ongoing (2016), 1918 (?), 1905, 1902, 1886-87, 1885 (?), 1882, 1878, 1870, 1858-66, 1854, 1852, 1849, 1764, 1736, 1609 (?), 1605-06, 1578, 1524
Radiocarbon-dated: 1100 ± 50 years, 800 BC ± 50 years, 2550 BC ± 300 years
Typical eruption style:
explosive, strombolian activity

Momotombo volcano news & activity updates

Momotombo volcano (Nicaragua): weekly volcanic activity report 8-14 Jul 2020

jue, 16 jul 2020, 06:51
06:51 AM | POR: MARTIN
Momotombo volcano from satellite on 7 July (image: Sentinel 2)
Momotombo volcano from satellite on 7 July (image: Sentinel 2)
On 6 July at 06:57 local time seismic station of SINAPRED recorded a seismic swarm and 51 earthquakes on 7 July.
The largest earthquake were measured with magnitude M 2.6 at 3 km depth and located SE of the volcano beneath lake Managua.
INETER noted that the earthquakes were located along a fault and not directly related to the volcano.
Source: Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 8-14 Jul 2020
Noticias Anteriores
mar, 29 mar 2016, 16:30
Moderately strong explosion at Momotombo on 26 March
Se ha producido un ligero aumento en la actividad la semana pasada entre 23-26 de marzo, cuando el volcán produjo otra vez algún leve a moderado explosiones, algunas de las cuales eran lo suficientemente fuertes como para enviar bombas a las pistas exteriores superiores. leer todo
lun, 14 mar 2016, 16:29
Momotombo volcano's glow yesterday evening
Explosions seem to have ceased during the past week. Glow remains visible at the crater, suggesting that lava continues to be present there. ... leer todo
mar, 8 mar 2016, 07:40
A spectacular explosion at Momotombo yesterday night
La erupción del volcán continúa con pequeños cambios visibles: explosiones intermitentes de tipo vulcaniana de tamaño en su mayoría pequeño, pero a veces moderada continúan ocurren a tasas de 1-2 por día (en promedio), los que más fuerte regar los flancos superiores del cono con el material incandescente y produciendo penachos de ceniza que se elevan 1-2 km sobre la Cumbre. ... leer todo
mié, 2 mar 2016, 10:27
Explosion at Momotombo this morning
Dos moderadamente fuertes explosiones se produjeron durante las últimas 24 horas en el volcán, cubriendo las laderas superiores del cono con bombas de lava fresca y producir ceniza humaredas que se levantó aproximadamente a 2 km. leer todo

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