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San Cristobal volcano
stratovolcano 1745 m / 5,725 ft
Nicaragua, 12.7°N / -87°W
Current status: 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:
explosive

San Cristobal volcano news & activity updates

San Cristobal volcano (Nicaragua) activity update

Sun, 14 Apr 2013, 10:09
10:09 AM | BY: T
Current seismic recording from San Cristobal volcano (CRIN station, INETER)
Current seismic recording from San Cristobal volcano (CRIN station, INETER)
Seismic spectrum CRIN station yesterday
Seismic spectrum CRIN station yesterday
Current seismic spectrum CRIN station
Current seismic spectrum CRIN station
Seismic activity has generally remained low over the past weeks. A phase of more frequent small volcanic earthquakes and some tremor occurred yesterday and has eased again.

Previous news

Thu, 28 Mar 2013, 15:02
This morning's seismic signal from San Cristobal (CRIN station, INETER)
A phase of stronger tremor has occurred today. ... read all
Wed, 27 Mar 2013, 12:25
This morning's seismic recording from San Cristobal volcano (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. read all
Mon, 18 Mar 2013, 16:15
Current seismic recording from San Cristobal volcano (CRIN station, INETER)
Seismic activity has decreased. The large signal is the recent 4.3 quake off the west coast of Nicaragua. ... read all
Sun, 17 Mar 2013, 09:57
Current seismic recording from San Cristobal volcano (CRIN station, INETER)
Banded volcanic tremor and some higher magnitude volcanic earthquakes have returned to show up on the seismic records. ... read all
Thu, 14 Mar 2013, 22:53
Time and depth of rencent quakes under San Cristobal volcano
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

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