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Cerro Bravo volcano

stratovolcano 4000+ m / 13,123 ft
Colombia, 5.09°N / -75.3°W
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: explosive, lava domes
Cerro Bravo volcano eruptions: 1720 ± 150, 1330 ± 75, 1050 ± 75, 750 AD ± 150, 730 BC ± 75, 1050 BC ± 200, 1310 BC ± 150 , 4280 BC ± 150 (radiocarbon dated)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Mon, 18 Sep
Mon, 18 Sep 03:24 UTCM 2.8 / 6 km7 km COLOMBIA
Sat, 9 Sep
Sat, 9 Sep 01:56 UTCM 3.0 / 6 km7 km COLOMBIA
Cerro Bravo volcano is located 145 km NW of Bogota, Colombia, north of Nevado del Ruiz volcano.
It consists of dominantly dacitic lava-domes. In the past 4000 years, the volcano has had at least 7 violent (plinian) explosive eruptions, producing pumice layers and pyroclastic flows.


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