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complex stratovolcano 4276 m / 14,029 ft
Colombia, 1.22°N / -77.37°WCurrent status
(2 out of 5)Galeras webcams / live data
| ReportsGaleras volcano booksGaleras 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 - 2010Typical eruption style:
explosiveLast earthquakes nearby
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News from Galeras volcano:
Galeras volcano (Colombia): new ash emissions
Monday Jan 13, 2014 17:01 PM | BY: T
Ash emissions from Galera yesterday (INGEOMINAS)
Emission on 8 Jan 2014
The volcano emitted again small ash plumes yesterday. The rate of such small eruptions has apparently picked up. Pasto observatory last reported similar small ash emissions on 13, 26 and 31 December, and on 8 January.
No significant seismic activity accompanies these events which suggests that the volcano is currently not heading for more violent activity.
Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013
The volcano's activity has remained at similar levels as during the past weeks, with sporadic ash emissions such as yesterday, when a plume rose to up to 1 km above the crater. ... [more]
Thursday, Dec 05, 2013
Spradic weak ash emissions continue to occur from time to time, such as yesterday morning (4 Dec). Seismic activity has remained low. ...
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. ... [more]
Thursday, Jul 25, 2013
A magnitude 3.2 earthquake occurred under the volcano yesterday morning. The quake was felt by some nearby residents. [more]
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.
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