Momotombo volcano news & activity updates
Momotombo volcano (Nicaragua): earthquake swarm
Tuesday Jul 02, 2013 09:06 AM | BY: T
Seismic recording from Momotombo volcano yesterday (MOMN station, INETER)
A seismic swarm has been occurring at the volcano during the past 24 hours, including a magnitude 3.0 earthquake yesterday. This could indicate a magmatic intrusion happening at depth, but so far, no unusual surface activity has been noted.
This morning's seismic recording
On the other hand, Momotombo volcano is one of Nicaragua's most frequently active, with 10 recorded historic eruptions between 1524 and 1905, so new activity would not be a big surprise.
Thursday, Mar 07, 2013
Some seismic unrest has been going on at the volcano. Local and volcanic earthquakes as well as what seem to be long-period events (corresponding to fluid movements) have been increased recently. [more]