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San Cristobal volcano
stratovolcano 1745 m / 5,725 ft
Nicaragua, 12.7°N / -87°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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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
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explosive
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San Cristobal volcano news & activity updates

San Cristobal volcano (Nicaragua) activity update: incremiento activity, important emanation of gases, seismic tremor

Sunday Sep 16, 2012 10:05 AM | BY: T

Current seismic signal (INETER)
Current seismic signal (INETER)
A small explosion occurred yesterday at 8:17 am local time. Recent measurements showed an increase of SO2 emissions to 2,490 tons per day, i.e. almost double than before. Also, seismic tremor increased in the evening of 15 Sep. (Source: INETER)
Previous news
Saturday, Sep 15, 2012
San Cristobal volcano had only weak emissions yesterday. After 3:40 am INETER observed a rising tremor signal. ... [more]
Current seismic signal CRIN station (INETER)
Friday, Sep 14, 2012
San Cristóbal has intermittent weak explosions, such as early on 13 Sep at 02:11 local time, when a seismic explosion signal was recorded. ... [more]
Seismic signal on 12 Sep (CRIN station, INETER)
Thursday, Sep 13, 2012
A new moderate explosion occurred on the evening of 11 Sep shortly before 20h00, INETER reports. Seismic activity remains elevated. [more]
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. [more]
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. ... [more]

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