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complex stratovolcano 4276 m / 14,029 ft
Colombia, 1.22°N / -77.37°W
(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
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News from Galeras volcano:
Galeras volcano (Colombia): new ash emissions
Thursday Dec 05, 2013 11:07 AM | BY: T
Ash emissions from Galera yesterday (INGEOMINAS)
Spradic weak ash emissions continue to occur from time to time, such as yesterday morning (4 Dec). Seismic activity has remained low.
Similar emissions were observed on 17 Nov, 23 and 11 Oct, 14 and 3 Sep this year.
Wednesday, Oct 16, 2013
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. read all
Thursday, Jul 25, 2013
A magnitude 3.2 earthquake occurred under the volcano yesterday morning. The quake was felt by some nearby residents. ... read all
Friday, Jul 05, 2013
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
Friday, Jun 28, 2013
Weak ash emissions occurred on Wednesday (26 June). Seismic activity otherwise has remained at low levels. ... read all
Thursday, Jun 20, 2013
Seismic activity has been lower during the past week. No recent ash explosions have occurred. read all
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