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Galeras volcano
complex stratovolcano 4276 m / 14,029 ft
Colombia, 1.22°N / -77.37°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Galeras volcano eruptions:
1535, 1580, 1616, 1641-43, 1670-1736, 1754-56, 1796-1801, 1823, 1828-34, 1834, 1836(?), 1865-70, 1889, 1891, 1923, 1924-27, 1930, 1932, 1933(?), 1936, 1947, 1950, 1973(?), 1974-83, Feb-May 1989, Jan 1990 - July 1992, Jan-June 1993, Mar-May 2000, June 2002, July 2004 - Feb 2005, Nov 2005 - July2006, Oct 2007 - Jan 2008, Oct 2008 - 2010
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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News from Galeras volcano:

Galeras volcano (Colombia): shallow magnitude 3.8 earthquake

Wed, 16 Oct 2013, 08:13
08:13 AM | BY: T
Surface and seismic activity have been low recently. A 3.8 magnitude earthquake at 5.5 km depth and 7 km NE of the volcano occurred yesterday at 17:13 local time.
The earthquake was felt in Pasto, and the municipalities of Nariño and La Florida. This event was preceded by 14 earthquakes of smaller magnitude (less than 2.6) recorded between 12:56 am and 16:40 pm, located as well on the NE sector of the volcano at depths 1.2 and 7 km.
Previous news
Thu, 25 Jul 2013, 14:46
A magnitude 3.2 earthquake occurred under the volcano yesterday morning. The quake was felt by some nearby residents. ... read all
Fri, 5 Jul 2013, 15:11
Ash emissions from Galeras on 3 July (INGEOMINAS)
Activity has recently picked up somewhat. New small ash emissions were again observed on 3 July. A faint SO2 plume is visible on NOAA satellite data. ... read all
Fri, 28 Jun 2013, 15:16
Ash emissions from Galeras on 26 June (INGEOMINAS)
Weak ash emissions occurred on Wednesday (26 June). Seismic activity otherwise has remained at low levels. ... read all
Thu, 20 Jun 2013, 15:56
Seismic activity has been lower during the past week. No recent ash explosions have occurred. read all
Fri, 17 May 2013, 11:10
Ash emissions from Galeras on 16 May (INGEOMINAS)
A small series of ash emissions occurred in the morning of 16 May, following a weak increase in seismic activity during the past week. ... read all
 

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