San Cristobal volcano news & activity updates
San Christobal volcano (Nicaragua): gas explosions
About 41 gas explosions occurred at San Cristóbal between 13:54 and 16:25 local time on 6 June.
Wed, 10 Jun 2015, 11:0511:05 AM | BY: T
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.
Mon, 9 Mar 2015, 15:47
Two explosions occurred last Thursday afternoon, producing moderately strong ash emissions of a few hundred meters height. read all
Mon, 21 Jul 2014, 11:05
A series of small explosive eruptions took place at the volcano this Sunday (20 Jul). ... read all
Sat, 12 Apr 2014, 09:09
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. read all
Thu, 6 Feb 2014, 11:29
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. read all
Wed, 22 Jan 2014, 11:05
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. read all