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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 (Colombia): increased volcanic tremor on evening of 29 July

Mon, 30 Jul 2012, 08:52
08:52 AM | BY: T
Seismic recording from Nevado del Ruiz 29-30 July
Seismic recording from Nevado del Ruiz 29-30 July
A period of increased tremor occurred overnight at Nevado Del Ruiz volcano (station OLLE). The tremor at the volcano has since subsided to low levels.
Previous news
Fri, 27 Jul 2012, 10:05
During 22-24 July low levels of tremor were detected at Nevado del Ruiz, possibly associated with continuing gas and ash emissions. read all
Thu, 21 Jun 2012, 10:05
Nevado del Ruiz continues to produce significant sulfur dioxide emissions as well as ash venting. Seismic signals on 15 and 18 June indicated continuing ash emissions. Based on analysis of satellite imagery and web camera views, the Washington VAAC reported that on 17 June a 5.5-km-wide gas plume, possibly containing ash, drifted more than 90 km NW. The VAAC noted on 18 June that INGEOMINAS reported a gas-and-ash plume drifting N and NW at an altitude of 6.1 km (20,000 ft) a.s.l. The plume was later detected in satellite imagery drifting more than 90 km NW. ... read all
Wed, 13 Jun 2012, 10:05
An ash plume was observed on satellite images on 6 June. The plume drifted NW, and ash deposits were observed on the N, NW, W and SW flanks. Based on analysis of satellite imagery and information from INGEOMINAS, the Washington VAAC reported that gas plumes possibly containing some ash drifted 75-110 km W, WNW, and N during 7 and 9-10 June. Ash plumes drifted almost 30 km SE on 8 June. INGEOMINAS reported that on 11 June seismic signals indicated continuing ash emissions. ... read all
Wed, 6 Jun 2012, 10:05
On 4 June observations of Nevado del Ruiz during an overflight and through web cameras located in the vicinity of Arenas Crater revealed that gas-and-ash plumes rose at most 1 km above the crater and drifted W and NW. read all
 

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