Momotombo, Nicaragua : the explosion caused an earthquake of magnitude 1.9.

Momotombo, Nicaragua : the explosion caused an earthquake of magnitude 1.9.

New explosion on the Momotombo volcano.

11 MARCH 2016. A new explosion was recorded on the Momotombo volcano, located in the department of León, reported on March 11 the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER) Friday .

The explosion occurred at 1:09 am on Friday, according to INETER, the real-time monitoring of the volcano record the emission of gases, ash, sand and incandescent material.

Seismological Network of Nicaragua reported that the explosion caused an earthquake of magnitude 1.9 to 1.5 kilometers deep.

Government spokeswoman of Nicaragua, Rosario Murillo, said on Thursday March 10 , that the Momotombo continues to record explosions, in addition with seismic activity in the Lake Xolotlán in Managua.

The authorities also keep attention on volcanoes Telica, Cerro Negro and Masaya, which recorded volcanic activity.

March 12, 2016.Momotombo, Nicaragua :

Source : LA PRENSA

Photo : Agustín Cuadras

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