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stratovolcano 1745 m / 5,725 ft
Nicaragua, 12.7°N / -87°WCurrent status
: normal or dormant
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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 yearTypical eruption style:
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San Cristobal volcano news & activity updates
San Cristobal volcano (Nicaragua) activity update
Thursday Feb 07, 2013 10:37 AM | BY: T
Current seismic recording from San Cristobal volcano (CRIN station, INETER)
Last night's seismic recording from San Cristobal volcano (CRIN station, INETER)
Surface activity and tremor remain low, but there has been an increase in small volcanic quakes.
Monday, Feb 04, 2013
A shallow magnitude 2.7 earthquake occurred this morning about 20 km NW of the volcano. Pulses of tremor and numerous aftershocks are visible on the current seismogram. ...
Sunday, Feb 03, 2013
The tremor pulses have stopped. Seismic activity has decreased again.
Saturday, Feb 02, 2013
Intermittent phases of continuous volcanic tremor have started to appear at the volcano. There are no reports of new activity at the surface.
Wednesday, Jan 30, 2013
Numerous tiny volcanic earthquakes and weak volcanic tremor reflect internal unrest.
Friday, Jan 25, 2013
Volcanic earthquakes and low-level volcanic tremor continue at fluctuating levels within the volcano.
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