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gio, 3 lug 2014, 15:50
Recent earthquakes near Tacaná volcano
A number of shallow earthquakes has occurred recently under the volcano. The largest was a magnitude 4.0 event at 5 km depth under the eastern flank. No reports of unusual activity at the volcano are available. ... leggere tutti
 

Tacana vulcano eruzioni

stratovulcano 4060 m / 13,320 ft
Mexico / Guatemala, 15.13°N / -92.11°W
Elenco di eruzione: 1986, 1949-50, 1878, 1855


1986 eruption
Following months of increased seismic activity, a seismic swarm with quakes every minute started on 7 May, and was followed by a small phreatic explosion the next day. The vent was on the upper NW flank at an elevation of 3,800 m. It ejected a small amount of fine ash and partially destroying vegetation in an area 200 x 100 m, but otherwise caused no damage. New fumaroles were later found above 8 May crater.
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