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Masaya volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: EMS OF VA ACCOMPANIED BY GAS AND STEAM

Thu, 5 Jan 2017, 14:30
14:30 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX20 at 14:13 UTC, 05/01/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170105/1410Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: MASAYA
344100
PSN: N1158 W08609

AREA: NICARAGUA

SUMMIT ELEV: 2083 FT [635
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/001

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: EMS OF VA ACCOMPANIED BY GAS
AND STEAM
OBS

OBS VA DTG: 05/1315Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 N1159 W08611 - N1157
W08610
- N1117 W08717 - N1131 W08725 - N1159 W08611 MOV
W 10KT

FCST VA
CLD +6HR: 05/1930Z SFC/FL100 N1159 W08611
- N1156 W08610 - N1117
W08717 - N1132 W08726 -
N1159 W08611

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 06/0130Z
SFC/FL100 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 06/0730Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: T+0
CONFIDENCE HIGH. EMS OF VA ACCOMPANIED
BY GAS AND STEAM OBS. GFS MODEL
INDICATES STEADY
WINDS OUT OF THE NE. ...FISHER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE
ISSUED BY 20170105/2015Z

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Wed, 4 Jan 2017, 06:00

Masaya volcano (Nicaragua) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 4 January-10 January 2017 (Continuing Activity)

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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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