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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
Wednesday Dec 19, 2012 12:05 PM | BY: T
Seismogram nn 19 Dec 2012 at CRIN station (INETER)
Banded volcanic tremor has reappeared on the seismic recording.
Thursday, Nov 15, 2012
Some tremor has been appearing periodically on the seismic recordings from San Cristobal in recent days.
Wednesday, Oct 03, 2012
Earthquakes and long-period events are frequent on the seismic recording, but there are no reports of new activity.
Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012
Seismic activity at the volcano seems to be decreasing, although a few earthquakes still occur. INETER has not published any reports since 16 Sep, suggesting that not much activity is happening.
Saturday, Sep 22, 2012
A number of volcanic quakes and long-period events can be seen on the seismic recordings during the past days, but there have not been any reports of new activity.
Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012
The volcano has been calm the past days. On the seismogram, few weak quakes and long period events are visible.
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