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Image of the ash plume that rose above Telica volcano after the explosion on Thursday morning 21 June, 2018 (photo from Facebook page ‘Tornados no Brasil tracking’)
Friday, Jun 22, 2018
Telica volcano in Nicaragua had a small eruption on Thursday morning 21 June 2018. The Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (Ineter) reports that the explosion expelled abundant gases, ash, sand and some rocks as well as an eruption column that rose to 500 meters above the crater rim before moving to the east and south – southwest. The fragments of ejected rocks fell near the crater whereas some sandy material and ashes reached the communities Los Manglares, Las Marías, Pozo Viejo, El Porvenir and Monte de los Olivos. ... [more]
Ash emission from Telica on 7 May 2016
Monday, May 09, 2016
During the past days(in particular since 6 May), activity of the volcano seems to have increased. The nightly glow from the crater has become stronger and intermittent weak ash emissions also occurred in the past days. ... [more]
 

Telica volcano

Stratovolcano(es) 1061 m / 3,481 ft
Nicaragua, 12.6°N / -86.85°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Last update: 22 Jun 2018 (explosive activity with ash plumes and degassing)
Typical eruption style: explosive
Telica volcano eruptions: 2016, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2007, 2006, 2004, 1999-2000, 1994, 1987, 1981-82, 1981, 1976-78, 1975-76, 1969-71, 1966, 1965, 1962, 1951, 1948-49, 1946, 1943-44, 1941(?), 1940, 1939, 1939, 1937-38, 1934, 1929, 1928, 1927, 1918(?), 1907, 1791, 1765, 1743(?), 1685, 1613, 1529, 1527(?) Telica volcano (image: GVP)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Wed, 31 Oct
Wed, 31 Oct 17:47 UTCM 4.8 / 77 km43 kmNear Coast of Nicaragua
Telica, one of the most active volcanoes in Nicaragua, is a group of overlapping cones and craters on a broad NW line. The most prominent vent is a 700 m wide and 120 m deep double crater at the summit. Its southern summit crater has been the source of Telica's recent eruptions.
The older Santa Clara vent at the SW end of the edifice erupted in 16th century and is now covered with vegetation. Another vent El Liston, immediately SE of Telica, is another volcanic edifice with several nested craters.
Fumaroles and boiling mudpots are found at Hervideros de San Jacinto, SE of Telica. This prominent geothermal area is popular among tourists and the site of nearby geothermal exploration.

2007 eruptions: ash emissions
In January and February 2007, there were small ash eruptions producing ash clouds reaching altitudes of 5000 ft (1,8 km).

1999-2000 eruptions
Telica volcano became active in August 1999. On 10 August 1999, an eruption produced ash fall 20 km WSW of Telica in the city of Chichigalpa.
A lava lake in the summit crater was observed on 18 August. The ash eruptions continued until February 2000 and declined afterwards.

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