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Latest news from Colombia's volcanoes:
Small ash emission observed from the Pasto Volcano Observatory on 17 December 2012 (INGEOMINAS)
Thursday, Jun 14, 2018
Two moderate earthquakes occurred near Galeras, Colombia's most active volcano, at a depth of ca 30 km. According to the Colombian Geological Service, the first quake occurred at 4:35 a.m. local time (about 0935 GMT) and registered 4.5 on the Richter scale. A minute later, a second quake measuring magnitude-4.3 hit, several mild aftershocks have followed. Two people died when their house was crushed by falling rocks and officials suspended classes in local schools as a precaution. The earthquakes have placed local authorities in the nearby city of Pasto, capital of Narino Province, on high alert as they fear that the currently dormant volcano might enter a new eruptive phase. [more]
Saturday, Apr 21, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
 

Volcanoes of Colombia (16 volcanoes)

Azufral| Cerro Bravo| Cerro Negro de Mayasquer | Cumbal| Doña Juana| Galeras| Machin | Nevado del Huila| Nevado del Ruiz| Nevado del Tolima| Petacas | Puracé| Romeral| San Diego| Santa Isabel | Sotará
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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