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Latest news from Colombia's volcanoes:
Machin volcano and its lava dome (image: @sgcol/twitter)
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
The Servicio Geológico Colombiano (SGC) recorded that the seismic activity continues at elevated levels. Most seismic activity has been associated with rock fracturing. ... [more]
Emissions of gas and steam from Nevado del Ruiz volcano on 29 April (image: INGEOMINAS)
Friday, May 01, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington recorded explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that reached 20,000 ft (6,100 m) altitude and drifted W. ... [more]
 

Volcanoes of Colombia (23 volcanoes)

Animas |Azufral |Cerro Bravo |Cerro Negro de Mayasquer |Cumbal |Cutanga |Doña Juana |El Escondido |Galeras |Machin |Nevado del Huila |Nevado del Quindio |Nevado del Ruiz |Nevado del Tolima |Petacas |Puracé |Romeral |San Augustín-Isnos | San Diego |Santa Isabel |Santa Rosa |Sotará |Unnamed
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.
Map of Colombia's major volcanoes (USGS)
Map of Colombia's major volcanoes (USGS)
 

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