News & activity updates from Sotara volcano

Sotará volcano (Colombia) activity update: seismic unrest

Wed, 12 Sep 2012, 10:05
10:05 AM | BY: T
Current seismogram from Sotará (SOSO station, INGEOMINAS)
Current seismogram from Sotará (SOSO station, INGEOMINAS)
Seismic unrest continues at Sotará. In the week between 5-11 Sep there were in total 82 events, INGEOMINAS reports. This includes about 50 small quakes of magnitudes between 0.1-1.6 at shallow depths of 1-6 km in an area 1-2 km north of the summit.

Previous news

Tue, 11 Sep 2012, 10:05
Small seismic swarm yesterday (SOSO station, INGEOMINAS)
Seismicity is up and down at Sotará volcano with periods of increased activity and small quake swarms of several hours alternating with quiet intervals. ... Read all
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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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