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Cumbal volcano
stratovolcano 4764 m / 15,630 feet
Colombia, 0.95°N / -77.87°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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1926, 1877
Typical eruption style:
effusive, mildly explosive
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Cumbal volcano (Colombia) activity update

Thursday May 02, 2013 12:20 PM | BY: T

Pasto observatory reported an increase in seismic activity during the past week, with many small volcanic-tectonic quakes u to magnitudes of 2.6 at varying depths of up to 20 km underneath of La Plazuela crater on the northern sector of the volcanic complex.
Previous news
Thursday, Jan 31, 2013
Seismic activity has remained low during the past week. [more]
Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013
INGEOMINAS reported a slight increase in seismicity related to internal fluid movements during the past week. Degassing as the only surface activity was observed on clear days. [more]
Friday, Jan 11, 2013
Weak seismic unrest continues with no major changes with activity reflecting internal fluid movements. ... [more]
Thursday, Nov 15, 2012
Seismic swarms continue to occur beneath the volcano: on 6, 8-9, 10 and 12 Nov, earthquake swarms with 60, 80, 100 and 90 events respectively were recorded. (INGEOMINAS) [more]
Wednesday, Nov 07, 2012
Elevated seismicity, but lower than in previous weeks, continued. 2 swarms of quakes with 79 and 81 events occurred on 2 and 4 November. [more]

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