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stratovolcano 1745 m / 5,725 ft
Nicaragua, 12.7°N / -87°W
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San Cristobal volcano news & activity updates
San Cristobal volcano (Nicaragua): magnitude 2.8-4.9 earthquakes on Sunday
Wednesday Mar 27, 2013 12:25 PM | BY: T
This morning's seismic recording from San Cristobal volcano (CRIN station, INETER)
Seismic signal from San Cristobal showing Sunday's earthquakes (CRIN station, INETER)
A series of probably volcanic earthquakes of magnitudes between 2.8 and 4.9 shock the volcano during last Sunday evening (local time), and INETERS has increased monitoring of the volcano.
At the moment and during the past days, seismicity has remained low.
Monday, Mar 18, 2013
Seismic activity has decreased. The large signal is the recent 4.3 quake off the west coast of Nicaragua.
Sunday, Mar 17, 2013
Banded volcanic tremor and some higher magnitude volcanic earthquakes have returned to show up on the seismic records.
Thursday, Mar 14, 2013
Small volcanic earthquakes continue to occur at high frequency and occasionally merge into pulses of volcanic tremor. A swarm of small quakes at shallow depth shows up on 13 March. ...
Thursday, Feb 07, 2013
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. ...
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