News & activity updates from Sotara volcano

Sotará volcano (Colombia) activity update: elevated seismic activity

Tue, 14 Aug 2012, 10:05
10:05 AM | BY: T
Seismic signal fromSotará late on 13 Aug (SOSO station, INGEOMINAS)
Seismic signal fromSotará late on 13 Aug (SOSO station, INGEOMINAS)
Seismicity visible at Sotará overall decreased during the past week, but showed a strong increase yesterday and then again subsided today.

Previous news

Thu, 9 Aug 2012, 06:46
Location of the larrger recent earthquakes under Sotarà
The recent increase in seismic activity under Sotarà volcano promted INGEOMINAS to raise the alert level from yellow (unrest) to orange (eruption warning) yesterday afternoon. ... Read all
Tue, 31 Jul 2012, 07:39
Seismic recording from Sotara (29 July) (INGEOMINAS)
Volcanic unrest has been detected recently at Sotara volcano. An increased number of small volcanic earthquakes is visible on seismic recordings. ... Read all
Sotará volcano
stratovolcano 4400+ m / 14,436 ft
Colombia, 2.11°N / -76.59°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5) Sotará volcano eruptions:
unknown
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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