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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 (Nicaragua): small explosion

Thu, 18 Feb 2021, 07:47
07:47 AM | BY: MARTIN
San Cristobal volcano on 13 February (image: INETER)
San Cristobal volcano on 13 February (image: INETER)
On 14 February at 15:05 local time a small explosion with emissions of water vapor and small amounts of ash occurred at the summit vent. Plume of ash rose to an altitude of 7,500 ft (2,300 m) and drifted SW as VAAC Washington reported.
A small-to-moderate thermal anomaly was detected in satellite images.
Source: Instituto Nicaragüense de Estudios Territoriales volcano activity update 18 February 2021

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