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stratovolcano 1745 m / 5,725 ft
Nicaragua, 12.7°N / -87°WCurrent status
: normal or dormant
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San Cristobal volcano news & activity updates
San Cristobal volcano (Nicaragua) activity update: sporadic explosions
Friday Sep 14, 2012 10:05 AM | BY: T
Current seismic signal CRIN station (INETER)
San Cristóbal has intermittent weak explosions, such as early on 13 Sep at 02:11 local time, when a seismic explosion signal was recorded.
The SO2 output, measured as 1360 tonnes/day remains at elevated levels comparable to Saturday 8 Sep. INETER reports 8 microquakes during the past 12 hours and an increased tremor signal in its latest report from last evening,. Weak steaming could be observed this morning.
Thursday, Sep 13, 2012
A new moderate explosion occurred on the evening of 11 Sep shortly before 20h00, INETER reports. Seismic activity remains elevated.
Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012
3 small explosions occurred yesterday afternoon (at 3:33, 3:35 and 3:36 p.m.) and produced small steam and ash clouds rising 300 m above the crater.
Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012
After the explosion on 08 September, San Cristobal remained quiet and there is only low-energy microseismicity, and weak steaming at the moment, creating a plume of 250-300 m above the crater. ...
Monday, Sep 10, 2012
The Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (Ineter) reports in its latest statement from last night that after 3 explosions on 8 Sep, San Cristobal volcano has been relatively quiet. SO2 measurements made yesterday indicate a flux of up 3.221 tons per day, which is well above normal levels and suggests that new explosions should be expected. ...
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