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stratovolcano 1745 m / 5,725 ft
Nicaragua, 12.7°N / -87°W
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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 year
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San Cristobal volcano news & activity updates
San Cristobal volcano (Nicaragua) activity update
Sunday Apr 14, 2013 10:09 AM | BY: T
Current seismic recording from San Cristobal volcano (CRIN station, INETER)
Seismic spectrum CRIN station yesterday
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.
Thursday, Mar 28, 2013
A phase of stronger tremor has occurred today. ... read all
Wednesday, Mar 27, 2013
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
Monday, Mar 18, 2013
Seismic activity has decreased. The large signal is the recent 4.3 quake off the west coast of Nicaragua. ... read all
Sunday, Mar 17, 2013
Banded volcanic tremor and some higher magnitude volcanic earthquakes have returned to show up on the seismic records. ... read all
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. read all
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