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caldera 635 m / 2,083 ft
Nicaragua, 11.98°N / -86.16°WCurrent status
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| ReportsMasaya volcano booksMasaya 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 BCTypical eruption style:
effusive, sometimes lava lakes, strombolian activityLast earthquakes nearbyLatest satellite imagesSentinel hub
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Masaya volcano news & activity updates
Masaya volcano (Nicaragua) activity update
Wednesday Jan 30, 2013 07:41 AM | BY: T
Last night's seismic recording from Masaya volcano (MASN station, INETER)
Seismic activity remains at more or less stable levels, showing normal background activity of continuous internal fluid movements.
Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013
Volcanic tremor has generally been near background, but a slight increase is visible today.
Monday, Jan 21, 2013
Volcanic tremor is present and fluctuates at low energy levels.
Friday, Jan 11, 2013
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. ...
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