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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 news & activity updates

San Cristobal Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONS EM to 8000 ft (2400 m)

Thursday Jan 24, 2019 21:45 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 8000 ft (2400 m) altitude or flight level 080 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX23 at 21:40 UTC, 24/01/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190124/2138Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SAN CRISTOBAL 344020
PSN: N1241 W08659

AREA: NICARAGUA

SUMMIT ELEV: 5725 FT [1745 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/013

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. CIMSS VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS EM

OBS VA DTG: 24/2115Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N1244 W08659 - N1240 W08658
- N1143 W08844 - N1234 W08903 - N1244 W08659 MOV
SW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 25/0330Z SFC/FL080 N1244 W08659
- N1239 W08658 - N1137 W08935 - N1238 W08940 -
N1244 W08659

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 25/0930Z SFC/FL080 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 25/1530Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: PLUME PSBLY CONTAINING LGT VA EXT OVR 100 NM
WSW OF THE SUMMIT. ...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190125/0345Z

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Thursday, Jan 24, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Friday, Jan 11, 2019
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 . ... [more]
Friday, Jan 11, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of San Cristobal volcano on 10 Jan 2019
Thursday, Jan 10, 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 . ... [more]
Thursday, Jan 10, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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