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Momotombo vulkaan
stratovulkaan 1297 m / 4,255 ft
Nicaragua, 12.42°N / -86.54°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Momotombo vulkaanuitbarstingen:
2015-ongoing (2016), 1918 (?), 1905, 1902, 1886-87, 1885 (?), 1882, 1878, 1870, 1858-66, 1854, 1852, 1849, 1764, 1736, 1609 (?), 1605-06, 1578, 1524
Radiocarbon-dated: 1100 ± 50 years, 800 BC ± 50 years, 2550 BC ± 300 years
Typical eruption style:
explosive, strombolian activity
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Momotombo volcano news & activity updates

Momotombo volcano (Nicaragua): earthquake swarm eases

vr, 6 sep 2013, 13:43
13:43 PM | DOOR: T
Depth vs time of earthquakes at Momotombo volcano
Depth vs time of earthquakes at Momotombo volcano
Map of recent quakes at Momotombo
Map of recent quakes at Momotombo
The intense swarm of shallow earthquakes under the volcano's SE flank seems to have more or less ended. If it was caused by an intrusion of magma, it has (as in most cases) not lead to an eruption although a second swarm could restart at any time.
Unfortunately, INETER has not reported on this activity so far.
Vorig nieuws
Sun, 1 Sep 2013, 18:11
Seismic recording from Momotombo volcano (MOMN station, INETER)
The earthquake crisis has intensified today and developed into a swarm of shallow (around 5 km depth) earthquakes SE of the volcano. INETER reported already more than 30 quakes between magnitude 1-3 today. Lees alle
Fri, 30 Aug 2013, 10:13
Location of yesterday's earthquake under Momotombo volcano, Nicaragua
A swarm of quakes including a shallow magnitude 3.8 felt earthquake occurred yesterday morning (16:38 GMT) at 3.5 km depth under the NW flank of the volcano. There are no reports of other unusual activity at the volcano. ... Lees alle
Tue, 9 Jul 2013, 14:39
Seismic activity has decreased again during the past days with fewer earthquakes. ... Lees alle
Fri, 5 Jul 2013, 14:48
Recent earthquakes near Momotombo volcano
Shallow, possibly volcanic earthquakes continue to occur frequently in two areas near Momotombo volcano: the first cluster is located under the SE slope under the the shoreline of Lago de Nicaragua, the second at about 2-3 km depth 10 km to the NW near the older volcanic El Hoyo. volcanic complex. ... Lees alle
Tue, 2 Jul 2013, 09:06
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. Lees alle

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