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San Cristobal volcano
stratovolcano 1745 m / 5,725 ft
Nicaragua, 12.7°N / -87°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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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
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San Cristobal volcano news & activity updates

San Cristobal volcano (Nicaragua): ash eruptions on 5 March

Monday Mar 09, 2015 15:47 PM | BY: T

Two explosions occurred last Thursday afternoon, producing moderately strong ash emissions of a few hundred meters height.
No damage was reported, only slight ash fall causing visibility problems on nearby roads and similar minor problems.
Previous news
Monday, Jul 21, 2014
A series of small explosive eruptions took place at the volcano this Sunday (20 Jul). ... [more]
Forcasted ash from San Cristobal volcano (VAAC Washington)
Saturday, Apr 12, 2014
A small eruption probably occurred last evening. VAAC Washington issued an alert against a possible ash plume at 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude drifting west of the volcano. ... [more]
The seismic signal associated with the phreatic explosions at San Cristobal (CRIN stataion, INETER)
Thursday, Feb 06, 2014
A series of small, probably phreatic explosions occurred at the volcano's summit crater early on Tuesday. INETER indicated the activity took place between 6:41 - 8:50 local time and consisted of at least 2 explosions, which generated a small steam and ash plume rising to about 200 m height. ... [more]
Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014
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. ... [more]
Seismic recording from San Cristobal volcano (CRIN station, INETER)
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]

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