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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: SIGMET FM BOGOTA MWO to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Tuesday Jul 21, 2020 15:30 PM | BY: VN

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:

FVXX22 at 15:22 UTC, 21/07/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200721/1519Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: RUIZ 351020
PSN: N0453 W07519

AREA: COLOMBIA

SUMMIT ELEV: 17457 FT [5321 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/083

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. BOGOTA MWO. WEB CAM. NWP
MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: SIGMET FM BOGOTA MWO

OBS VA DTG: 21/1450Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N0505 W07541 - N0455 W07519
- N0451 W07519 - N0448 W07542 - N0505 W07541 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 21/2100Z SFC/FL200 N0508 W07550
- N0456 W07519 - N0450 W07519 - N0450 W07555 -
N0508 W07550

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 22/0300Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 22/0900Z NO VA EXP

RMK: MWO RPRTS OF VA TO FL200 MOV W. THAT MATCHES
WELL WITH SAT IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE. POSS VA
SEEN IN SAT EXTDG 20 NM FM SUMMIT BUT DIFFICULT
TO CONFIRM DUE TO THICK WX CLDS. WEB CAM IS CLDY.
...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200721/2115Z

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Friday, May 01, 2020
Emissions of gas and steam from Nevado del Ruiz volcano on 29 April (image: INGEOMINAS)
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington recorded explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that reached 20,000 ft (6,100 m) altitude and drifted W. read all

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