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stratovolcano 1745 m / 5,725 ft
Nicaragua, 12.7°N / -87°W
: minor activity or eruption warning
(3 out of 5)
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
Typical eruption style:
San Cristobal volcano news & activity updates
San Cristobal volcano (Nicaragua) activity update
Thu, 28 Mar 2013, 15:02
15:02 PM | BY: T
This morning's seismic signal from San Cristobal (CRIN station, INETER)
A phase of stronger tremor has occurred today.
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. read all
Seismic activity has decreased. The large signal is the recent 4.3 quake off the west coast of Nicaragua. ... read all
Banded volcanic tremor and some higher magnitude volcanic earthquakes have returned to show up on the seismic records. ... read all
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. read all
Surface activity and tremor remain low, but there has been an increase in small volcanic quakes. ... read all
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