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caldera 635 m / 2,083 ft
Nicaragua, 11.98°N / -86.16°W
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Masaya volcano eruptions:
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
Typical eruption style:
effusive, sometimes lava lakes, strombolian activity
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Masaya volcano news & activity updates
Masaya volcano (Nicaragua) activity update: elevated seismic activity
Friday Jan 11, 2013 10:12 AM | BY: T
Current seismic signal at Masaya (MASN station, INETER)
The volcano continues to have an elevated level of volcanic tremor.
Monday, Nov 19, 2012
Tremor has been a bit higher during the past week than normally.
Thursday, May 03, 2012
Nicaragua's Masaya volcano, located about 20 km south of Managua city, has entered a new eruptive phase. The latest report of the Instituto Nicaragüense de Estudios Territoriales (INETER) mentions 24 small ash and steam explosions that were recorded between 30 April and 1 May. 9 of these explosions produced ash clouds that rose about 500 m above the Santiago crater rim. ...
Monday, Jan 09, 2012
Andi reports from his visit to Masaya volcano on 7 January 2012: ...
Thursday, Aug 21, 2008
Based on analysis of satellite imagery, the Washington VAAC reported that a diffuse steam plume from Masaya drifted WSW on 12 August and a gas plume was detected on 18 August. Both plumes possibly contained ash.
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