News & activity updates from Sotara volcano

Sotará volcano activity wummary 31 Oct - 6 Nov 2012

Wed, 7 Nov 2012, 08:50
08:50 AM | BY: T
There were a total of 14 seismic events associated with rock fracturing processes, of which 12 were characterized by low energy level. The 2 remaining ones were of higher energy level located 20 km northeast of the volcano, at a depth of 10 km, with a maximum magnitude of 1.3 ML on the Richter scale.
Slight deformation, possibly associated with seismic activity, continues to be visible as well. No surface activity nor morphological changes were recorded.

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Wed, 24 Oct 2012, 08:48
Seismic signal on 17 Oct (SOSO station, INGEOMINAS)
Seismic activity remains elevated. A swarm on 17 Oct contained over 700 small quakes. 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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