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San Cristobal volcano
stratovolcano 1745 m / 5,725 ft
Nicaragua, 12.7°N / -87°W
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: DECR ACT

Saturday Aug 19, 2017 06:00 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX22 at 05:48 UTC, 19/08/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170819/0546Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SAN CRISTOBAL
344020
PSN: N1241 W08659

AREA: NICARAGUA

SUMMIT ELEV: 5725 FT [1745
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/007

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NON-OPERATIONAL
GOES-16.

ERUPTION DETAILS: DECR ACT

OBS VA DTG: 19/0515Z

OBS VA CLD: VA
NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA.

FCST VA CLD +6HR: NO VA EXP

FCST
VA CLD +12HR: NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: NO VA EXP

RMK: NO VA
DETECTED UNDER CLR SKIES. ...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Friday, Aug 18, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Ash plume from San Cristobal's eruption last Friday (INETER)
Sunday, Apr 24, 2016
The volcano had a series of new explosive eruptions on Friday, producing ash plumes that rose up to approx. 2 km above the summit crater, drifted south and caused moderate ash fall in areas up to 10-15 km south and southeast of the volcano, including Las Brisas, Santa Narcisa, and Chichigalpa town. ... [more]
Wednesday, Jun 10, 2015
About 41 gas explosions occurred at San Cristóbal between 13:54 and 16:25 local time on 6 June. ... [more]
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]

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