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San Cristobal volcano
stratovolcano 1745 m / 5,725 ft
Nicaragua, 12.7°N / -87°W
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5) San Cristobal volcano eruptions:
2016, 2015, 2012, 2010-11, 2010, 2009, 2008 (Nov), 2008 (Aug), 2007, 2005-06, 2003-04, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999-2000, 1997,1987 (?), 1985 (?), 1977, 1976 (Aug), 1976 (Mar), 1971, 1685, 1684, 1680, 1613 (?), 1528 ± 1 year
Typical eruption style:
explosive

San Cristobal volcano news & activity updates

San Cristobal Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE VA EMS. to 7500 ft (2300 m)

Sun, 14 Feb 2021, 22:30
22:30 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7500 ft (2300 m) altitude or flight level 075 and is moving at 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX25 at 22:21 UTC, 14/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210214/2218Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SAN CRISTOBAL 344020
PSN: N1241 W08659

AREA: NICARAGUA

SUMMIT ELEV: 5725 FT [1745 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/001

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. WEBCAM. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 14/2200Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL075 N1243 W08701 - N1241 W08700
- N1235 W08702 - N1238 W08707 - N1243 W08701 MOV
SW 10KT SFC/FL120 N1238 W08659 - N1236 W08652 -
N1229 W08653 - N1235 W08659 - N1238 W08659 MOV SE
15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 15/0400Z SFC/FL075 N1243 W08713
- N1242 W08700 - N1241 W08659 - N1237 W08711 -
N1243 W08713 SFC/FL120 NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 15/1000Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 15/1600Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA CLDS OBSD IN G16 RGB AND VIS STLT IMAGERY
STARTING AT 2100Z. WEBCAM SHOWS VA CLDS AS WELL.
RCVD VOLCAT ALERT FOR THERMAL ANOMALY. VA LKLY TO
DISP QUICKLY. NWP MDLS FCST ANY FURTHER VA CLDS
TO MOV W BY T+6HRS. ...HOSLEY

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210215/0415Z

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