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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
Monday Feb 04, 2013 13:02 PM | BY: T
Tremor has eased a bit today and is close to background levels.
Sunday, Feb 03, 2013
Tremor is slightly above normal background levels.
Wednesday, Jan 30, 2013
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.
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