Articles tagged "momotombo"


Eruptions of Telica and Momotombo prompt emergency preparations in Nicaragua

Both Momotombo and Telica volcanoes in Nicaragua reported explosions on February 13, 2016. In response, the local authorities activated emergency plans to provide a rapid response if the communities become threatened. No injuries have been reported, but several...

February 16, 2016


Strong explosion at Momotombo volcano, Nicaragua

After 110 years of being dormant, Momotombo volcano, Nicaragua, seems to have become fairly active over the last two months. The latest eruption occurred on January 12, 2016 (local time), Volcano Discovery reported. A strong explosion at 12:10 (local time) sent an...

January 13, 2016


Strong eruption burns vegetation on the flanks of Momotombo volcano, Nicaragua

A strong eruption of Nicaraguan Momotombo volcano was recorded at 04:22 local time on January 3, 2016 (22:22 UTC on January 2) and covered much of the summit cone with incandescent ejecta. After 110 years of sleep, Momotombo volcano awakened on the morning of...

January 03, 2016


Momotombo volcano erupts for the first time in 110 years, Nicaragua

Momotombo volcano in Nicaragua reported first eruptions in the last 110 years on the morning (local time) of December 1, 2015. The eruptions produced steam and ash plumes rising up to 1 km (3 281 feet). 4 small explosions occurred at the volcano at 07:49, 08:17,...

December 01, 2015


Earthquake swarm in the volcanic chain between Momotombo and Apoyeque continues, Nicaragua

An earthquake measuring M6.6 on the Richter scale hit Nicaragua on April 11, 2014 affecting a total of 2 403 homes of which 178 collapsed, were totally destroyed or rendered uninhabitable. The remaining 2 225 homes suffered partial damage.The earthquake originated

April 30, 2014