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Masaya volcano
caldera 635 m / 2,083 ft
Nicaragua, 11.98°N / -86.16°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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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

Thursday Mar 28, 2013 15:05 PM | BY: T

This morning's seismic signal at Masaya (MASN station, INETER)
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.
Previous news
Last evening's seismic signal at Masaya (MASN station, INETER)
Sunday, Mar 17, 2013
A phase of increased tremor occurred yesterday. Today, it has eased again to normal levels. [more]
Monday, Feb 04, 2013
Tremor has eased a bit today and is close to background levels. [more]
Last night's seismic recording from Masaya volcano (MASN station, INETER)
Sunday, Feb 03, 2013
Tremor is slightly above normal background levels. [more]
Last night's seismic recording from Masaya volcano (MASN station, INETER)
Wednesday, Jan 30, 2013
Seismic activity remains at more or less stable levels, showing normal background activity of continuous internal fluid movements. [more]
Current seismic signal at Masaya (MASN station, INETER)
Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013
Volcanic tremor has generally been near background, but a slight increase is visible today. [more]

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