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pyroclastic shield 518 m / 1,699 ft
Nicaragua, 12.24°N / -86.34°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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50 BC ± 100 (Chiltepe Tephra, Apoyeque), 1050 BC ± 100 (Los Cedros Tephra), 2550 BC ± 1000 (Mateare Tephra, West Chiltepe Peninsula), 4160 BC ± 30 (Laguna Xiloá)
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Apoyeque volcano (Nicaragua): earthquake swarm near Laguna Xiloá

Saturday Sep 08, 2012 06:31 AM | DOOR: T

Time and depth of recent quakes beneath Apoyeque
Time and depth of recent quakes beneath Apoyeque
location of recent quakes at Apoyeque volcano
location of recent quakes at Apoyeque volcano
Current seismic signal (APYN station, INETER)
Current seismic signal (APYN station, INETER)
A number of shallow quakes including several of magnitude >3 have been registered since Friday (7 Sep) beneath the Apoyeque volcano complex in Nicaragua. Most quakes are located around the maar Laguna Xiloá, one of the volcano's active vents.
Apoyeque volcano is located only 10 km northwest of the capital Managua which would be directly threatened by a new eruption. INETER and the government issued a green advisory alert.
Local volcanologists are planning to travel to the volcano to investigate the earthquakes causes.
It is possible that the quakes are related to the magitude-7.6 earthquake that hit neighboring Costa Rica on Wednesday.
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