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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
Thursday Mar 28, 2013 15:05 PM | BY: T
This morning's seismic signal at Masaya (MASN station, INETER)
Volcanic tremor has been fluctuating between elevated levels (such as yesterday and this morning) and normal background levels to which is has decreased again now.
Sunday, Mar 17, 2013
A phase of increased tremor occurred yesterday. Today, it has eased again to normal levels.
Monday, Feb 04, 2013
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.
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