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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

Sunday Apr 14, 2013 09:42 AM | BY: T

Last evening's seismic signal at Masaya (MASN station, INETER)
Last evening's seismic signal at Masaya (MASN station, INETER)
Current seismic signal at Masaya (MASN station, INETER)
Current seismic signal at Masaya (MASN station, INETER)
The volcano experienced what appears to be a seismic swarm and a phase of increased tremor during the night, but has calmed down again by now.
Previous news
Current seismic signal at Masaya (MASN station, INETER)
Sunday, Mar 31, 2013
Periods of elevated volcanic tremor continue to appear regularly at the volcano. At the moment, seismic activity is again relatively calm. [more]

Thursday, Mar 28, 2013
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. [more]
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]

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