Cerro el Ciguatepe volcan

stratovolcan 603 m / 1,978 ft
Nicaragua, 12.53°N / -86.14°W
Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5)

Cerro el Ciguatepe volcano is located in the Nicaraguan interior highlands, east of the Nicaraguan depression and one of several Quarternary volcanoes in this area.
It contains a well-reserved 1.5 km wide summit crater, which contains a blocky lava dome and a young lava flow that has traveled from a breach in the SW side of the crater to the base of the cone.

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Style éruptif tipique: explosive
Eruptions du volcan Cerro el Ciguatepe: unknown, no recent eruptions

Latest nearby earthquakes

HeureMag. / ProfondeurDistance/Lieu
Wed, 16 Jun 2021 (GMT) (1 séisme)
2021-06-15 21:04:42 (16 Jun 2021 03:04:42 GMT)
1.7

73 km
28 km (17 mi)
12 km au nord-est de Tipitapa, Departamento de Managua, Nicaragua
Sun, 13 Jun 2021 (GMT) (1 séisme)
2021-06-12 22:20:16 (13 Jun 2021 04:20:16 GMT)
2.2

5 km
37 km (23 mi)
45 km à l'est de León, Departamento de Leon, Nicaragua
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 (GMT) (1 séisme)
2021-06-10 03:31:22 (10 Jun 2021 09:31:22 GMT)
3.0

5 km
16 km (9.9 mi)
32 km au nord de Managua, Nicaragua

Introduction

The steep-sided stratovolcano was constructed east of the Río Pacora, NE of Lake Managua at the boundary of the flat-lying Tertiary ignimbrite deposits with the fault-blocks bordering the Nicaraguan depression.


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
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