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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONS EM OF GASES AND PSBL LGT VA to 6000 ft (1800 m)

Thursday Jan 10, 2019 23:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of San Cristobal volcano on 10 Jan 2019
Satellite image of San Cristobal volcano on 10 Jan 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 6000 ft (1800 m) altitude or flight level 060 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX22 at 23:12 UTC, 10/01/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190110/2310Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SAN CRISTOBAL 344020
PSN: N1241 W08659

AREA: NICARAGUA

SUMMIT ELEV: 5725 FT [1745 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/003

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. VOLCANO WEB CAMERA. NWP
MODELS. CIMSS VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS EM OF GASES AND PSBL LGT VA

OBS VA DTG: 10/2245Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 N1247 W08701 - N1239 W08656
- N0943 W09009 - N1125 W09051 - N1247 W08701 MOV
SW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 11/0500Z SFC/FL060 N1248 W08700
- N1239 W08655 - N0958 W09026 - N1126 W09101 -
N1248 W08700

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 11/1100Z SFC/FL060 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 11/1700Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: A PLUME EXT 245 NM SW OF THE SUMMIT. IT IS
DIFFICULT TO DETERMINE THE COMPOSITION OF THIS
PLUME, WHICH MAY CONTAIN SOME LGT VA. LTLCG FCST
TO CONS EM OVR NXT 6 HRS. ...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190111/0515Z

Previous news
Thursday, Jan 10, 2019
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Saturday, Nov 11, 2017
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Saturday, Aug 19, 2017
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Friday, Aug 18, 2017
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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]

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