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stratovolcano 1745 m / 5,725 ft
Nicaragua, 12.7°N / -87°WCurrent status
: minor activity or eruption warning
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San Cristobal volcano news & activity updates
San Cristobal volcano (Nicaragua) activity update: seismic unrest, degassing
Wednesday Jan 22, 2014 11:05 AM | BY: T
NETER reported that seismic tremor at San Cristóbal increased at 0340 on 17 January; RSAM values increased from a baseline of 70 to 460 units.
Twelve gas emissions were observed between 1259 and 1315, and RSAM climbed to 649 units. A report at 1700 noted that RSAM values decreased to 100 and no additional gas emissions were observed. The next day, 18 January, RSAM values fluctuated between 90 and 190 units. (Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 15-21 January 2014)
Friday, Jul 19, 2013
Some elevated seismicity was recorded at the volcano during recent days and continues. This includes phases of harmonic tremor and long-period events. [more]
Friday, Jun 28, 2013
Seismic activity has been at normal, low levels during the recent days. [more]
Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013
Seismic activity has returned to normal (low) levels. [more]
Saturday, Jun 08, 2013
New eruptions occurred yesterday. The volcano produced a series of 7 small ash emissions between 06:45 to 11:43 am (local time). The explosions were very small and ash plumes only rose up to about 100 m above the crater. ... [more]
Friday, May 17, 2013
Seismic activity has generally remained weak recently. [more]
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