Mombacho volcan

stratovolcan 1344 m / 4,409 ft

Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5)

Mombacho volcano is an active andesitic and basaltic stratovolcano located about 10 km south of the city of Granada, west of Lake Nicaragua and a few kilometers SE of Laguna Apoyo.
A possible historic eruption occurred in 1570, when a debris avalanche destroyed a village on the south side of Mombacho volcano. There are reports of an explosion, but there is no accepted evidence that an eruption did occur.
Current activity consists of fumaroles and hot springs within the 2 collapse scarps and on the upper northern flank.

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Style éruptif tipique: explosive
Eruptions du volcan Mombacho: possible eruption in 1570

HeureMag. / ProfondeurDistance/Lieu
mardi, 12. octobre 2021 22:36 GMT (1 séisme)
12 oct. 2021 16:36 (GMT -6) (12. oct. 2021 22:36 GMT)
2.2

11 km
9.3 km (5.8 mi)
11 Km Al Sureste De Volcán Mombacho, Nicaragua
samedi, 9. octobre 2021 05:20 GMT (1 séisme)
8 oct. 2021 23:20 (GMT -6) (9. oct. 2021 05:20 GMT)
2.4

141 km
46 km (29 mi)
20 km à l'ouest de Nicaragua, Departamento de Rivas, Nicaragua
mardi, 5. octobre 2021 22:55 GMT (2 séismes)
5 oct. 2021 16:55 (GMT -6) (5. oct. 2021 22:55 GMT)
3.2

66 km
48 km (30 mi)
Océan Pacifique Nord, 37 km au sud-ouest de Nandaime, Nicaragua
5 oct. 2021 06:17 (GMT -6) (5. oct. 2021 12:17 GMT)
2.7

1 km
26 km (16 mi)
Departamento de Rivas, 19 km au sud de Nandaime, Nicaragua
lundi, 4. octobre 2021 18:10 GMT (1 séisme)
4 oct. 2021 12:10 (GMT -6) (4. oct. 2021 18:10 GMT)
2.3

11 km
33 km (21 mi)
Departamento de Masaya, 14 km au sud-est de Managua, Nicaragua

Introduction

Mombacho volcano has suffered repeated edifice collapse. Flank collapse left 2 large horseshoe-shaped craters cutting the summit on the NE and southern flanks.
The collapse associated with the NE-flank scarp produced a large debris avalanche that forms an arcuate peninsula and a cluster of small islands (Las Isletas) in Lake Nicaragua.
2 small, well-preserved cinder cones are located on the volcano's lower northern flank.

Mombacho Photos

Mombacho stratovolcano, view from Granada, Nicaragua (Photo: WNomad)
Mombacho stratovolcano, view from Granada, Nicaragua (Photo: WNomad)
Mombacho stratovolcano, near Granada, Nicaragua (Photo: WNomad)
Mombacho stratovolcano, near Granada, Nicaragua (Photo: WNomad)
 



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