OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Telica Volcano

Latitude (dd): 
12.60
Longitude (dd): 
-86.85
Elevation (m): 
1010
Country: 
Nicaragua
Type: 
Stratovolcano

Activity Reports

August 13, 1999

On 11 August, the Telica Volcano spewed hot ash and rocks which blanketed nearby villages with ash. Ash clouds ascended 300-400 m above the volcano.

This information was summarized from Discovery Online


August 12, 1999

On 10 August, there was a strong seismic tremor at the Telica Volcano. Gases and ash were expelled. There were no reports of damage or a need for an evacuation plan at this time.

This information was summarized from Boris Behneke's Italy's Volcanoes site.


June 7, 1999

The Telica Volcano released a plume of smoke over the weekend, and the surrounding area received a blanket of ash. Evacuation preparations are in place should the volcano erupt.

This information was summarized from Discovery Online.


May 23, 1999

Telica Volcano in Nicaragua released a plume of ash 550 meters (1,650 feet). Warnings of an imminent eruption within the next few days have been issued.

This information was summarized from Discovery Online.