CNN PRODUCER NOTE CarlAhlers photographed the San Cristobal Volcano in Managua, Nicaragua, on September 8. He captured photos from a helicopter as the volcano shot ash into the air. 'Recent seismic activity in Costa Rica and off the coast of El Salvador seems to have awakened these volcanoes a bit,' he said. He says it was an incredible sight, watching the volcano release pressure and tension by shooting out ask. 'It was a beautiful act of nature with no catastrophic consequences as far as I know. I felt very lucky to have witnessed it the event,' he said.
- Jareen, CNN iReport producer