Volcanic activity worldwide 2 Jul 2013: Momotombo
Tuesday Jul 02, 2013 17:04 PM |
Momotombo (Nicaragua): 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.
Seismic recording from Momotombo volcano yesterday (MOMN station, INETER)
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.
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