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stratovulkaan 1297 m / 4,255 ft
Nicaragua, 12.42°N / -86.54°W
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)
Momotombo webcams / Live-gegevens
| ReportsMomotombo vulkaan boeken
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): strong explosion yesterday
Wednesday Jan 13, 2016 11:02 AM | DOOR: T
Eruption of Momotombo yesterday (INETER webcam)
A strong vulcanian explosion occurred yesterday at 12:10 local time at the volcano. An ash plume rose approx. 3 km from the summit and generated a small pyroclastic flow.
Koppelingen / Bronnen:
- Ineter se mantiene atento a rugidos del Momotombo (La Prensa)
Sunday, Jan 03, 2016
A strong explosion occurred this morning at 04:22 local time at the volcano, covering much of the summit cone with incandescent ejecta. ... Lees alle
Saturday, Dec 05, 2015
Activity at the volcano continues, but at lower intensity than during the first days of the new eruption. Strombolian explosions at the summit crater accompany the emission of a steam-ash plume rising up to approx. 1000 m, an possibly still continued, but very weak lava flow extrusion. Lees alle
Wednesday, Dec 02, 2015
As this morning's webcam images already had suggested, a new fully-blown magmatic eruption is now in progress at the volcano: pulsating lava fountains (or continuous, strong strombolian activity) feed a new lava flow that slowly descends on the NE side of the volcano, and a dense ash plume that rises approx. 2-2.5 km above the volcano and drifts NW. Lees alle
Wednesday, Dec 02, 2015
It seems that the volcano continues to erupt and might have been intensifying its activity with now near-continuous explosions. Lees alle
Tuesday, Dec 01, 2015
A series of at least 4 small explosions occurred at the volcano this morning, at 07:49, 08:17, 08:42, and 08:55 local time. The eruptions, in particular the last and largest one, produced steam and ash plumes that rose up to approx. 1 km from the summit. ... Lees alle
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