Cerro el Ciguatepe vulcano

Aggiornato: 18 ago. 2022 10:26 GMT - Refresh
stratovulcano 603 m / 1,978 ft
Nicaragua, 12.53°N / -86.14°W
Stato attuale: normal or dormant (1 di 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.

Mostra la mappa interattiva
Stile eruttivo tipico: explosive
Eruzioni del vulcano Cerro el Ciguatepe: unknown, no recent eruptions
Lastest nearby earthquakes:
Data / oraMag. / Prof.Distanza/Ubicazione
sabato, 13 agosto 2022 GMT (1 sismo)
13 ago 2022 00:44 (GMT -6) (13 ago 2022 06:44 GMT)
2.8

113 km
50 km (31 mi)
25 km a sud ovest da Boaco, Nicaragua

Sfondo

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 | NASA FIRMS
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