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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: VA EM

Saturday Nov 11, 2017 12:15 PM |

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

FVXX21 at 12:13 UTC, 11/11/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171111/1210Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SAN CRISTOBAL
344020
PSN: N1241 W08659

AREA: NICARAGUA

SUMMIT ELEV: 5725 FT [1745
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/008

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NON-OPERATIONAL
GOES-16.
NWP MODELS. SEISMIC DETECTION. INETER.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA
EM

OBS VA DTG: 11/1145Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 N1243 W08659 - N1241
W08659
- N1237 W08659 - N1235 W08707 - N1241 W08711 -
N1243 W08659 MOV
W 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 11/1800Z SFC/FL220 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD
+12HR: 12/0000Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 12/0600Z NO ASH EXP

RMK:
VA EM SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY MOV TO THE W THAT
LINES UP WELL WITH LARGE
SEISMIC EVENT. MODELS
SUGGEST FL220 GIVEN THE MOV TO THE W.
...WHISNANT

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20171111/1815Z

Previous news
Saturday, Aug 19, 2017
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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]

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