Cerro Machin , Colombia : volcano-tectonic earthquake, combined with the fracturing of the rock beneath the volcano.

Cerro Machin , Colombia : volcano-tectonic earthquake, combined with the fracturing of the rock beneath the volcano.

Special Activity Bulletin , Cerro Machin volcano 13 June 2016.
Subject: Activity Bulletin of Cerro Machin volcano. The level of activity Yellow or (III) remains: changes in the behavior of volcanic activity.

Regarding the monitoring of the activity of the Cerro Machin volcano, the Geologico Servicio Colombiano reports:

June 13, 2016 at 8:53 p.m. (local time), a volcano-tectonic earthquake, combined with the fracturing of the rock beneath the volcano has been registered, with a maximum magnitude of 2.2 ML (Magnitude Locale), located 6.7 km to the southwest of the main dome at a depth of 3.9 km. This event was reported as felt by the inhabitants of the area of influence of the volcano, as well as in the city of Cajamarca.

Location obtained:
Latitude: 4 ° 25.88 ‘N
Longitude: 75 ° 24.59 ‘W
Depth: 3.9 km
Magnitude: 2.2 ML

It is recommended that the community continues to monitor changes occurring on the volcano.

 

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June 15 , 2016.Cerro Machin , Colombia :

Source : SGC

Photo : Nestoriman

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