Cerro Machin , Colombia : low energy seismic activity .

Cerro Machin , Colombia : low energy seismic activity .

Weekly Bulletin activity of the volcano Cerro Machin, from 15 to 21 March 2016

The level of activity continues at:
Activity level Yellow or (III): changes in the behavior of volcanic activity.

Regarding the monitoring of the volcano Cerro Machin, the SERVICIO Geologico COLOMBIANO reports:

During the last week, the Cerro Machin volcano presented a low energy seismic activity related to rock fracturing in the volcanic structure. These seismic events were located under the main dome of the Southwest sector at depths between 2.08 and 3.27 km. The earthquake of greater magnitude of the week was registered on March 18 at 11:25 p.m., with a magnitude of 0.3 ML (local scale), located southwest of the main dome at a depth of 2.97 km. The other monitored parameters of the volcano showed no significant change.

The SERVICIO Geologico COLOMBIANO follows closely the evolution of the volcanic phenomenon and will continue to report timely to the changes that may occur.

March 25, 2016.Cerro Machin , Colombia :

Source : SGC

Photo : Nestor Ivan.

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