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Latest news from Galeras volcano

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]
Friday, May 30, 2014
Activity at the volcano is currently low. ... [more]
 

Galeras volcano

complex stratovolcano 4276 m / 14,029 ft, Colombia, 1.22°N / -77.37°W
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Earthquake list: past 7 days (only M>=-0.8)

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Updated: Fri, 16 Nov 05:38 UTC (GMT)
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