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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS VA SEEN IN STLT

Fri, 18 Oct 2019, 16:15
16:15 PM | POR: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX22 at 15:59 UTC, 18/10/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191018/1558Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: MOMOTOMBO 344090
PSN: N1225 W08632

AREA: NICARAGUA

SUMMIT ELEV: 4255 FT [1297 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/001

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST.

ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS VA SEEN IN STLT

RMK: WE HAVE RECEIVED INFORMATION SUGGESTING A
POSSIBLE VA EMISSION. WE WILL GATHER FURTHER
INFORMATION AND ISSUE A FULL ADVISORY AS SOON AS
POSSIBLE.

NXT ADVISORY: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

Noticias Anteriores

Tue, 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. Read all
Mon, 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. ... Read all
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