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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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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
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explosive
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San Cristobal Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONS VA EMS. to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Friday Jan 11, 2019 18:00 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX22 at 17:47 UTC, 11/01/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190111/1744Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SAN CRISTOBAL 344020
PSN: N1241 W08659

AREA: NICARAGUA

SUMMIT ELEV: 5725 FT [1745 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/008

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 11/1715Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N1242 W08659 - N1240 W08657
- N1108 W08858 - N1137 W08918 - N1242 W08659 MOV
SW 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 11/2330Z SFC/FL070 N1243 W08700
- N1240 W08657 - N1113 W08858 - N1141 W08914 -
N1243 W08700

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 12/0530Z SFC/FL070 N1243
W08659 - N1239 W08658 - N1122 W08847 - N1149
W08900 - N1243 W08659

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 12/1130Z SFC/FL070 NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA OBS IN G16 VIS STLT IMAGERY TO 125NM
WSW-SW OF SUMMIT. NWP MDLS FCST LTLCG IN WIND
DIRECTION BUT A LESSENING OF THE WIND SPEED TO
BTWN 10-15 KTS BY T+12 ...HOSLEY

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190111/2345Z

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