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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) activity update

Fri, 30 May 2014, 09:58
09:58 AM | BY: T
Activity at the volcano is currently low.
Seismic activity and gas emissions are at low to moderate levels. No recent ash emissions have occurred.
Previous news
Sat, 1 Feb 2014, 11:05
Ash emission from Galeras volcano on 29 Jan 2014 (INGEOMINAS)
Weak ash emissions were observed on 29 Jan. ... read all
Wed, 22 Jan 2014, 08:55
Pasto volcano observatory reports in its weekly update persistent low levels in number and energy of seismic events, no new explosions. Two small volcano-tectonic earthquakes occurred on 15 and 20 January with magnitudes of 2.3 and 2.4 on the Richter scale. ... read all
Mon, 13 Jan 2014, 17:01
Ash emissions from Galera yesterday (INGEOMINAS)
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. read all
Wed, 18 Dec 2013, 12:57
Ash emissions from Galera on 13 Dec (INGEOMINAS)
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. read all
Thu, 5 Dec 2013, 11:07
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. read all
 

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