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In this photo released by the civil defense unit of the state government of Jalisco, the eruption plume from the initial stage of the powerful vulcanian explosion at Colima volcano on May 23, 2005, has been captured on film. The collapsing eruption column loaded with ash and rock fragments has not yet fully developed, but the flanks of the volcano are already covered by the impacts of ballistics. (AP Photo/Proteccion Civil del estado de Jalisco-HO)
Stratovolcano 3850 m / 12,631 ft
Western Mexico, 19.51°N / -103.62°WAktueller Status
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Ausbrüche des Colima:
1519, 1560, 1576, 1585, 1590, 1602(?), 1606, 1611-1613, 1622, 1690, 1711, 1743(?), 1744, 1749(?),1769, 1770, 1771, 1780, 1794, 1795, 1804, 1806-1809, 1818, 1819, 1866, 1869, 1870-71, 1872-73, 1874, 1875-78, 1879-80, 1880-81, 1882-84, 1885-1886, 1887, 1889-90, 1890, 1891-92, 1893-1902, 1903, 1904-1906, 1908-09, 1913, 1926-1931(?), 1941(?), 1957-1960, 1961-62, 1963-70, 1973(?), 1975-76, 1977-1982, 1983(?), 1985-86, 1987, 1988(?), 1991, 1994, 1997-2011Typische Aktivität:
Dominantly explosive. Construction of lava domes, vulcanian eruptions and strombolian activity. In near-constant activity since 1994.Letzte Erdbeben in der Nähe
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Volcano news: Colima Volcano (Mexico)
Mi, 16 Dez 2015, 08:55
Eruption lightning from Colima on 14 Dec 2015 (image: Sergio Tapiro)
Activity at the volcano remains elevated. Moderate to strong vulcanian explosions occur every few hours. ...mehr
Mi, 9 Dez 2015, 10:58
Explosion at Colima this morning (last evening in Mexico)
Explosive activity at the volcano remains quite intense. On average every 2-3 hours, vulcanian explosions occur from the summit vent, producing ash plumes (often with lightning) of up to 3-4 km height and showering the flanks with incandescent ejecta.
Beautiful eruption plume from Colima a few days ago
Di, 1 Dez 2015, 18:17
Explosion from Colima volcano on 25 Nov (image: Hernando Rivera)
Intermittent explosions of small to moderate, sometimes large size continue to occur at the volcano. Attached image from 25 Nov shows a moderately large event.
Sa, 21 Nov 2015, 05:48
Eruption from Colima last night (photo: Hernando Rivera / facebook)
Intermittent explosive activity continues with little changes. Another beautiful shot of an ash column with eruption lightning by our friend Hernando Rivera
from Colima attached. ...mehr
Di, 17 Nov 2015, 15:53
Eruption from Colima volcano with lightning in eruption column on 15 Nov 2015 (image: Hernando Rivera)
Explosions of small to moderate size continue to occur from time to time. The more violent and ash-rich ones produce eruption lightning as the one attached, taken by our friend Hernando on 15 Nov 2015.
Di, 20 Okt 2015, 16:15
Ash column from an explosion at Colima volcano today
The volcano continues to produce intermittent explosions of small to moderate size, typically a few times per day, that generate ash plumes that rise up to 2-3 km above the volcano. ...mehr
So, 11 Okt 2015, 09:16
Explosion at Colima volcano yesterday
Activity at the volcano remains essentially unchanged. Explosions of small to moderate size continue to occur from the summit crater at irregular intervals (up to a few times a day).
Mi, 9 Sep 2015, 16:56
Explosion from Colima yesterday (photo: Hernando Rivera / facebook)
Explosions of small to moderate size continue to occur from time to time at the volcano, such as the one on the attached photo from yesterday, taken by Hernando Rivera
Mo, 31 Aug 2015, 16:17
Aerial photo of Colima's crater on 25 Aug, now approx. 60 m deep (photo: Carlos Navarro / Universidad de Colima)
Explosions continue to occur from time to time at the volcano. During an overflight on 25 August, researchers from the University of Colima found that as a result of the explosions, the crater had been deepened by 20 meters during the past 2 weeks and is now approx. 60 m deep and 270 m wide, similar to what it was after the large eruption in 1913. ...mehr
Do, 27 Aug 2015, 07:47
Activity seems to have decreased over the past days. Explosions have been much weaker and almost absent recently.
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Colima volcano is one of the most active in North America and one of the potentially most dangerous ones. It has had more than 30 periods of eruptions since 1585, including several significant eruptions in the late 1990s. Scientific monitoring of the volcano began 20 years ago.
The Colima volcanic complex is the most prominent volcanic center of the western Mexican Volcanic Belt. It consists of two southward-younging volcanoes, Nevado de Colima (the 4320 m high point of the complex) on the north and the 3850-m-high historically active Volcán de Colima at the south.
A group of cinder cones of probable late-Pleistocene age is located on the floor of the Colima graben west and east of the Colima complex. Volcán de Colima (also known as Volcán Fuego) is a youthful stratovolcano constructed within a 5-km-wide caldera, breached to the south, that has been the source of large debris avalanches. Major slope failures have occurred repeatedly from both the Nevado and Colima cones, and have produced a thick apron of debris-avalanche deposits on three sides of the complex. Frequent historical eruptions date back to the 16th century. Occasional major explosive eruptions (most recently in 1913) have destroyed the summit and left a deep, steep-sided crater that was slowly refilled and then overtopped by lava dome growth.
Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institute - Colima information
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