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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(?)
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explosive
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Nevado del Ruiz Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: NEW VA EMS MOV SW to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Saturday Apr 04, 2020 00:45 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 00:42 UTC, 04/04/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200404/0041Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: RUIZ 351020
PSN: N0453 W07519

AREA: COLOMBIA

SUMMIT ELEV: 17457 FT [5321 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/075

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS MOV SW

OBS VA DTG: 03/2350Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 N0453 W07519 - N0453 W07517
- N0445 W07525 - N0450 W07530 - N0453 W07519 MOV
SW 15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 04/0600Z SFC/FL190 N0453 W07519
- N0453 W07518 - N0443 W07528 - N0449 W07534 -
N0453 W07519

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 04/1200Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 04/1800Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA IS SEEN MOV SW UP TO 13NM FM THE SUMMIT,
THOUGH SIGMET INDICATES A NW MOV. NWP WND IS LGT
AND VRBL, SO WE HAVE LOW CONFIDENCE IN FCST MOV.
...ZHU

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200404/0645Z

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