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Zapatera volcan

Mise à jour: 30 nov.. 2022 18:42 GMT -
volcan bouclier 629 m / 2,064 ft
Nicaragua, 11.73°N / -85.82°W
Condition actuelle: normal / en sommeil (1 sur 5)

Zapatera volcano is a low shield volcano forming a 7 x 10 km wide densely forested island on the western part of Lake Nicaragua. The island is located opposite Mombacho volcano and separated by a narrow strait from the mainland.
Zapatera volcano is believed to be still active, but the age of its last activity is unknown.
Zapatera island contains some of the most important archaeological sites in Nicaragua and is part of Zapatera Archipelago National Park, one of 78 protected areas of Nicaragua.

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Style éruptif tipique: effusif
Eruptions du volcan Zapatera: unknown

Derniers séismes proches

HeureMag. / ProfondeurDistance/Lieu
lundi, 28 novembre 2022 GMT (2 séismes)
28 nov. 2022 03:57 (GMT -6) (28 nov.. 2022 09:57 GMT)
2.1

175 km
30 km (19 mi)
10.4 km au nord-ouest de Nicaragua, Departamento de Rivas, Nicaragua
28 nov. 2022 03:57 (GMT -6) (28 nov.. 2022 09:57 GMT)
3.2

182 km
34 km (21 mi)
1.3 km au sud-ouest de Nicaragua, Departamento de Rivas, Nicaragua
samedi, 26 novembre 2022 GMT (1 séisme)
26 nov. 2022 02:48 (GMT -6) (26 nov.. 2022 08:48 GMT)
2.3

181 km
36 km (22 mi)
6.9 km à l'ouest de Nicaragua, Departamento de Rivas, Nicaragua

Introduction

The island is cut by a series of NE-trending faults that continue into Lake Nicaragua. Zapatera volcano contains a small, roughly circular 2-km-wide caldera (El Llano) occupied by a the conical 305-m-high Cerro El Llano lava dome. Other lava domes are found on the southern and NE flanks, as well as many tuff rings and maars on the northern and western sides including the well-preserved Laguna de Zapatera on the NW flank.


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8 | NASA FIRMS

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