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Masaya volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSSIBLE VA EMS ARND 03/1300Z

Thu, 3 Nov 2016, 14:45
14:45 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX21 at 14:32 UTC, 03/11/16 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161103/1430Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: MASAYA 344100
PSN: N1158 W08609

AREA: NICARAGUA

SUMMIT ELEV: 2083 FT [635 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/006

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. GFS WINDS. VOLCANO WEB
CAMERA.

ERUPTION DETAILS: POSSIBLE VA EMS ARND 03/1300Z

OBS VA DTG: 03/1345Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL040 N1159 W08610 - N1158 W08608
- N1153 W08616 - N1156 W08618 - N1159 W08610 MOV
SW 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 03/2000Z SFC/FL040 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 04/0200Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 04/0800Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW. ONGOING STEAM/GAS
ERUPTION WITH POSS LOW CONTENT VA EMS. WEBCAM
SHOWS DARKER TINT TO THE COLUMN. ANY POSS VA
WOULD MOV SW ARND 5-10KTS AND LIKELY DISP
QUICKLY. ...MICHAEL

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20161103/2030Z

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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) 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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