Latest news from Colombia's volcanoes:
samedi, mai 25, 2013
The volcano remains restless and shows significant degassing activity. Elevated SO2 emission visible on the latest NOAA satellite data is probably the result of the recent magma intrusions. Seismic recordings show internal fluid movements, degassing tremor and occasional small quakes. [details]
jeudi, mai 23, 2013
Small ash emissions were reported yesterday from the volcano. Seismic activity remains elevated, but reduced compared to the recent earthquake swarms in April and early May. [details]
Volcans en Colombie (17 volcans)Romeral | Cerro Bravo | Nevado del Ruiz | Santa Isabel | Nevado del Tolima | Machin | Nevado del Huila | Puracé | Sotará | Petacas | Doña Juana | Galeras | Azufral | Cumbal | Cerro Negro de Mayasquer
Colombia has 15 volcanoes considered active. The volcanoes are related to the subduction zone that runs along the whole of America's western plate margin. Colombia's volcanoes are part of the northern Andes and lie at the junction of 3 tectonic plates, the Nazca, Caribbean and South American plates.
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