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Volcano Activity - Middle-America - Nicaragua

EDIS Number: VA-20121227-37636-NIC
Date / time: 27/12/2012 04:46:30 [UTC]
Event: Volcano Activity
Area: Middle-America
Country: Nicaragua
State/County: Cordillera Los Maribios
Location: [San Cristobal volcano]
Number of Deads: N/A
Number of Injured: N/A
Number of Infected: N/A
Number of Missing: N/A
Number of Affected: N/A
Number of Evacuated: N/A
Damage level: N/A

Description:

Nicaragua's government officials on Wednesday issued a yellow (preventive) alert and began the precautionary evacuation of some 300 families in the province of Chinandega (northwest) after new ash emissions started at San Cristobal volcano, following an impressive increase in seismic activity. "San Cristobal volcano, located 135 km northwest of Managua, resumed activity with small fumes gases and ash" said Guillermo Gonz�lez, director of the Prevention, Mitigation and Attention to Disasters Network (SINAPRED). Gonz�lez said ash columns reach up to 500 meters high, slightly affecting volcano surrounding towns of Tonala, Moraz�n, Puerto Corinto and Chichigalpa, but without causing any damage. First lady and government spokesperson Rosario Murillo, confirmed they have ordered the evacuation of 300 families living in the area. San Cristobal is the tallest of Nicaragua's seven active volcanoes. On September 8, it began active with gas and ash explosions that reached five miles high.

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