Articles tagged "nicaragua volcano"

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Vigorous ash emissions at Telica volcano, Nicaragua

Vigorous ash emissions have been observed rising from Nicaragua's Telica volcano on September 1, 2021. According to the Washington VAAC, volcanic ash clouds were observed on webcam imagery rising up to 2.1 km (7 000 feet) above sea level at 14:20 UTC, drifting...

September 02, 2021

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Powerful phreatic eruption at Rincon de la Vieja, Costa Rica

A powerful phreatic eruption took place at Rincon de la Vieja volcano, Costa Rica at 11:40 UTC (05:40 LT) on June 28, 2021. The event lasted about 3 minutes, ejecting dense column of gas and steam, with some amount of ash, up to 4.2 km (14 000 feet) above sea level,...

June 29, 2021

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San Cristobal volcano erupts, heavy ash blankets the city of Chinandega, Nicaragua

Nicaraguan San Cristobal volcano erupted at 19:26 UTC on March 9, 2021, blanketing the city of Chinandega and surrounding communities in ash. Heavy ash emission lasted approximately 30 minutes, accompanied by deep rumbling. AFP reported cars had to switch on...

March 10, 2021

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At least 50 explosions in 9 hours at Telica volcano, Nicaragua

An uptick in activity has been observed at the Nicaraguan Telica volcano on Monday, November 30, 2020, with low-level ash emission and dozens of explosions at regular rates. Ashfall was reported in nearby communities, including El Panal, Cristo Rey, Los Cocos, and...

December 02, 2020

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Series of explosions recorded at Telica volcano, Nicaragua

Series of explosions were recorded at Nicaraguan Telica volcano over the past couple of days, with at least 73 since mid-July. The last explosion occurred on August 3, with minor ash spewed to 250 m (820 feet) above the summit. According to the Nicaraguan...

August 06, 2020

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Emission of steam and gas at Momotombo volcano, Nicaragua

After further investigation, the plume seen in satellite and webcam looks more like water vapor and gases, the Washington VAAC reported at 16:14 UTC on October 18, 2019, shortly after receiving information about possible volcanic ash plume rising above Momotombo...

October 18, 2019

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Masaya volcano expels ashes, Nicaragua

Nicaraguan Masaya volcano expelled small amounts of ash toward the municipality of Ticuantepe on October 15, 2019. Early morning winds blew away most of the accumulated ashes. Winds continue to blow from southeast to northwest, so an investigation and monitoring of...

October 17, 2019

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Moderately strong eruption at Telica volcano, Nicaragua

A moderately strong explosion took place at Nicaraguan Telica volcano at 13:08 UTC (07:08 local time) on June 21, 2018. The last eruptive phase of this volcano started on September 23, 2015, and ended May 11, 2016. It had Volcanic Explosivity Index of 2. The volcano...

June 21, 2018

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Ash emission from San Cristobal volcano affects 50 000 people, Nicaragua

Nicaraguan authorities reported a new ash emission started at San Cristobal volcano early Friday morning, August 18, 2017. The last eruption of this volcano took place on April 22, 2016. The volcano began degassing Friday morning, followed by an expulsion of ash...

August 18, 2017


Strong eruption at San Cristobal volcano, Nicaragua

A new eruption started at San Cristobal volcano, Nicaragua at 16:20 UTC on April 22, 2016. Over the next 2 hours, 10 explosions were observed. The last time this volcano erupted was on June 12, 2015. Yesterday's explosion expelled columns of ash, gas and rock...

April 23, 2016


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

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Increased activity at San Cristobal volcano, Nicaragua

Volcanic tremor has eased but remains elevated at San Cristobal volcano in Nicaragua. Over 15 explosions were recorded at the volcano on December 26, 2012. Ash columns reached up to 500 meters high, slightly affecting surrounding towns of Tonala, Morazán,...

December 29, 2012