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Masaya, Nicaragua

Based on pilot observations, the Washington VAAC reported that on 9 October an ash plume from Masaya rose to an altitude of 4.6 km (15,000 ft) and drifted NNE. Source: Washington Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) – “Reports provided courtesy … Continue reading

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Masaya, Nicaragua

Based on analysis of satellite imagery, the Washington VAAC reported that a diffuse steam plume from Masaya drifted WSW on 12 August and a gas plume was detected on 18 August. Both plumes possibly contained ash. Source: Washington Volcanic Ash … Continue reading

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Masaya, Nicaragua

INETER reported that on 18 June, an explosion from Masaya produced an ash-and-gas plume. Local people felt the explosion and reported that the plume was dark in color. Source: Instituto Nicaragüense de Estudios Territoriales (INETER) – “Reports provided courtesy of … Continue reading

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Masaya, Nicaragua

Based on observations of satellite imagery, the Washington VAAC reported that a small and diffuse plume from Masaya, possibly containing ash, drifted SW on 24 December. Changes in seismic signals correlated with the emission. Source: Washington Volcanic Ash Advisory Center … Continue reading

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