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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 Apr 15, 2013 12:48 PM | BY: T
This morning's seismic signal at Masaya (MASN station, INETER)
Seismic activity is unstable, with a phase of weak tremor (and a regional earthquake) visible on this morning's seismogram.
Sunday, Apr 14, 2013
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.
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.
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.
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.
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