During this weekend, two seismic events in and around the volcanic caldera Masaya volcano occurred. The first event occurred at 11:26 p.m. on Friday, magnitude M 2.4 and another earthquake occurred at 6:12 p.m. yesterday, with a magnitude of M 1.4.
This seismicity appears to be associated with volcanic activity of the Masaya volcano, and INETER studying this phenomenon more.
The predominant micro-seismic activity of the volcano is the continuing presence of volcanic tremor, low amplitude but high energy which lasted from 5 to 8 hours, which could be associated with the surface activity, magmatic and vigorous from the lava lake and deep magma reservoir that feeds the lava lake.
The seismic amplitude in real time (RSAM) of this volcano is low to moderate, between 80 and 250 units.
January 21, 2016. Masaya , Nicaragua :
Source : Ineter.
Photo : Cesar Perez