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Nevado del Ruiz volcano
stratovolcano 5321 m / 17,457 ft
Colombia, 4.9°N / -75.32°W
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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Nevado del Ruiz volcano eruptions:
2015-16 (ongoing), 2014-15, 2012-13, 1994 (?), 1985-91, 1984-85, 1916, 1845, 1833?, 1831, 1829, 1828, 1826(?), 1805, 1623, 1595, 1570, 1541(?)
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Nevado del Ruiz volcano news & activity updates

Nevado del Ruiz Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VOLCAT ALERT AND VA EM ARND 2120Z. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Saturday Mar 21, 2020 22:30 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Nevado del Ruiz volcano on 21 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Nevado del Ruiz volcano on 21 Mar 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX24 at 22:20 UTC, 21/03/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200321/2217Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: RUIZ 351020
PSN: N0453 W07519

AREA: COLOMBIA

SUMMIT ELEV: 17457 FT [5321 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/063

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VOLCAT ALERT AND VA EM ARND
2120Z.

OBS VA DTG: 21/2150Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N0453 W07519 - N0446 W07511
- N0444 W07519 - N0453 W07521 - N0453 W07519 MOV
SE 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 22/0400Z SFC/FL200 N0453 W07521
- N0453 W07518 - N0443 W07502 - N0438 W07513 -
N0453 W07521

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 22/1000Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 22/1600Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA SEEN IN SAT IMAGERY AND EXTDG NEARLY 8 NM
SE OF SUMMIT.VOLCAT ALERT AT 2150Z OF EVENT.
MODEL GUIDANCE DOES NOT AGREE WITH MOVG SO FCST
AT T+6 CONFIDENCE IS LOW. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200322/0415Z

Previous news
Nevado del Ruiz volcano this morning
Friday, Mar 20, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington reported that explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions reached 19,000 ft (5,800 m) altitude and drifted SW, S and SE. ... [more]

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