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Momotombo volcan
stratovolcan 1297 m / 4,255 ft
Nicaragua, 12.42°N / -86.54°W
Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5)
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Eruptions du volcan Momotombo:
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
Style éruptif tipique:
explosive, strombolian activity
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Momotombo volcano news & activity updates

Momotombo volcano (Nicaragua): new magmatic eruption with lava fountaining

mercredi déc. 02, 2015 17:21 | AUTEUR : T

Lava fountains and ash plume from Momotombo volcano this morning (image: Canal6Nicaragua)
Lava fountains and ash plume from Momotombo volcano this morning (image: Canal6Nicaragua)
As this morning's webcam images already had suggested, a new fully-blown magmatic eruption is now in progress at the volcano: pulsating lava fountains (or continuous, strong strombolian activity) feed a new lava flow that slowly descends on the NE side of the volcano, and a dense ash plume that rises approx. 2-2.5 km above the volcano and drifts NW.
Actualités précédentes
Momotombo webcam image this morning
mercredi, déc. 02, 2015
It seems that the volcano continues to erupt and might have been intensifying its activity with now near-continuous explosions. ... [details]
Eruption of Momotombo volcano this morning (from TN8 Nicaragua video)
mardi, déc. 01, 2015
A series of at least 4 small explosions occurred at the volcano this morning, at 07:49, 08:17, 08:42, and 08:55 local time. The eruptions, in particular the last and largest one, produced steam and ash plumes that rose up to approx. 1 km from the summit. ... [details]
Today's earthquakes under Momotombo volcano
mercredi, déc. 03, 2014
The volcano remains restless. A small earthquake swarm started this morning under the northern flank of the volcano. ... [details]
Map of recent earthquakes at Momotombo volcano
mardi, mai 27, 2014
A strong swarm of earthquakes occurred at shallow (1-10 km) depths beneath the southern flank of the volcano during Sunday-Monday. The largest quake was a magnitude 4.1 event. ... [details]

samedi, avril 19, 2014
INETER reported that the shore of Lake Managua retreated in some areas close to the epicenters of the recent earthquakes. Residents from the area Xiloá-Apoyeque, located about 2 km east of Comarca el Marañonal (at km 17 on the Xiloá highway) observed that the beach retreated for 16 meters on a strech of 500 m length. ... [details]

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