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Nicaraguan authorities say “there’s no scientific evidence” of a pending eruption of Momotombo and Apoyeque volcanos despite recent earthquake activity along nearby fault lines.
In a report released this afternoon by Nicaragua’s Disaster Response Agency (SINAPRED), a team of national and foreign experts say the current seismic activity “could lead to future scenarios of volcanic activity” north of Managua, but there’s no evidence of an immediate eruption.
Scientists say there’s no variation to the water quality in the volcanic craters and nearby wells, no emission of sulfur dioxide, and no change to the structure of volcanos — all good signs.
However, the report says, the dramatic increase in seismic activity over the past week is similar to the “hundreds of earthquakes” that proceeded the 1999 eruption of Cerro Negro Volcano in León.
(posted April 17, 12:00pm) — Nicaragua remains on high alert as Managua continues to shake and rattle.
In the past eight hours, the Nicaraguan Institute of Territorial Studies (INETER) has registered 19 additional earthquakes (ranging in magnitude between 1.7-2.5), 418 smaller tremors and thousands of aftershocks — all with epicenters between Momotombo and Apoyeque volcanos, on the northern side of Managua.
INETER reports the earthquake activity appears to be migrating from west to east. The government agency is increasing its monitoring capabilities with the addition of 10 new GPS systms in the affected region, INETER reports.
originally posted by: donlashway
a reply to: shaneslaughta
That thinking seems to be right on, EQ as weather.
I wonder about the cause? Is the Sun & cosmos alone the driving force or does our earth have a equal power.
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