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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: PILOT REPORT AND VA OBS IN STLT IMAGERY NEAR

Saturday May 13, 2017 14:00 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX20 at 13:58 UTC, 13/05/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170513/1356Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: MASAYA
344100
PSN: N1158 W08609

AREA: NICARAGUA

SUMMIT ELEV: 2083 FT [635
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/006

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. PILOT REPORT. GFS
WINDS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: PILOT REPORT AND VA OBS IN STLT
IMAGERY NEAR
1145Z

OBS VA DTG: 13/1315Z

OBS VA CLD:

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 13/1930Z

FCST
VA CLD +12HR: 14/0130Z

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 14/0730Z

RMK: ...FISHER

NXT
ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20170513/2000Z

Previous news
Saturday, Jan 21, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Jan 05, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Nov 03, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
The active lava lake of Masaya this morning (INETER crater webcam)
Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016
The lava lake in the Santiago crater remains active, but has dropped a bit recently. [more]
Masaya's lava lake this morning (INETER crater webcam)
Monday, Jun 06, 2016
The lava lake remains active with little changes overall during the past weeks. Authorities have again closed public access to the crater rim. [more]

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