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Masaya volcano, Nicaragua: news & activity updates

Aggiornato: 29 set. 2022 09:01 GMT-
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Thu, 24 Oct 2019, 10:43
minor ashfall on 24 October from Masaya volcano (image: INETER)
According to news reports, ash was emitted from Masaya on 15 October, causing very minor ashfall in Colonia 4 de Mayo, 6 km NW. Read all
Wed, 16 Oct 2019, 06:00
According to news reports, ash was emitted from Masaya on 15 October, causing very minor ashfall in Colonia 4 de Mayo, 6 km NW. Read all
Wed, 24 Jul 2019, 06:00
INETER reported that at 1655 on 21 July a small explosion at Masaya's Santiago Crater produced a gas-and-ash plume that drifted NW and W. A thin layer of ash was deposited near the volcano and in surrounding communities downwind, including San Ignacio, Panamá, and Arenal. During field visits during 21-22 July, INETER volcanologists confirmed that the emissions had originated from a vent on the crater floor. Read all
Masaya vulcano
Caldera 635 m / 2,083 ft
Nicaragua, 11.98°N / -86.16°W
Stato attuale: eruzione (4 di 5) Eruzioni del vulcano Masaya:
2012, 2008, 2006, 2005, 2004 (?), 2003, 2001, 1999-2000, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1993-94, 1989, 1987, 1965-85, 1948, 1946-47, 1925, 1919-24, 1918, 1913, 1906, 1904, 1902-03, 1858-59, 1858 (?), 1856-57, 1853, 1852, 1772, 1670, 1613 (?), 1586, 1570, 1551, 1524-44
Tephrochronology and radiocarbon-dated: 150 AD, 170 BC ± 100 years, 4050 BC
Stile eruttivo tipico
effusive, sometimes lava lakes, strombolian activity
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