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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 Christobal volcano (Nicaragua): gas explosions

Wednesday Jun 10, 2015 11:05 AM | BY: T

About 41 gas explosions occurred at San Cristóbal between 13:54 and 16:25 local time on 6 June.
The strongest one occurred at 13:55, and generated an ash plume that rose 200 m above the crater rim and drifted SE. After the short period of increased activity, San Cristóbal returned to a calm state.
Previous news
Monday, Mar 09, 2015
Two explosions occurred last Thursday afternoon, producing moderately strong ash emissions of a few hundred meters height. ... [more]
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]

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