Cerro Machin volcano activity from 17 to 25 September 2012

Wed, 26 Sep 2012, 09:01
09:01 AM | BY: T
Current seismogram from Cerro Machin (CIMA station, INGEOMINAS)
Current seismogram from Cerro Machin (CIMA station, INGEOMINAS)
During the last week Cerro Machin volcano continued to record seismic events associated with the fracturing of rock inside the volcano, located in the main dome and south of it, at depths ranging between 2.5 and 5 km. Additionally, other events were located to the southeast of the dome in the sector between Moral and Moralito.

Previous news

Wed, 19 Sep 2012, 10:05
Seismic signal on 19 Sep (CIMA station)
Elevated seismic activity continues with 82 events registered over the past 7 days, out of which 45 shallow volcanic quakes up to magnitude 1.3 and frequent tremor pulses of weak energy. Visual observations reveal strong degassing generating a plume rising less than 1 km. ... Read all
Wed, 12 Sep 2012, 10:05
Seismic signal this morning (CIMA station)
At the moment, seismicity Machin is calm again. INGEOMINAS summarizes the recent 2 earthquake swarms on 9 Sep between 7:30 and 8:30 (local time) and the following day 10 Sep between 07:20 and 14:00. Read all
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