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Masaya volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: PSBL EM ARND 21/0715Z

Sat, 21 Jan 2017, 08:45
08:45 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX20 at 08:38 UTC, 21/01/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170121/0836Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: MASAYA 344100
PSN: N1158 W08609

AREA: NICARAGUA

SUMMIT ELEV: 2083 FT [635 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/003

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. GFS WINDS. SEISMIC
DETECTION.

ERUPTION DETAILS: PSBL EM ARND 21/0715Z

OBS VA DTG: 21/0745Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 N1212 W08616 - N1159 W08608
- N1158 W08611 - N1209 W08622 - N1212 W08616 MOV
NW 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 21/1400Z SFC/FL050 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 21/2000Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 22/0200Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW. STLT IMAGERY SUGGESTED A
PSBL EM HAS RESULTED IN LGT VA EXT 13 NM NW OF
THE SUMMIT. ANOMALY IN STLT CORRESPONDED TO
SEISMIC EVENT. ...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20170121/1430Z

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Wed, 18 Jan 2017, 06:00

Masaya volcano (Nicaragua) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 18 January-24 January 2017 (Continuing Activity)

Based on satellite images, the Washington VAAC reported that on 21 January a possible emission from Masaya with minor ash content drifted almost 25 km NW. ... Read all
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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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