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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: VO RPTS VA EM 16/2307Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Wednesday Sep 16, 2020 23:45 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Nevado del Ruiz volcano on 16 Sep 2020
Satellite image of Nevado del Ruiz volcano on 16 Sep 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:

FVXX22 at 23:41 UTC, 16/09/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200916/2340Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: RUIZ 351020
PSN: N0453 W07519

AREA: COLOMBIA

SUMMIT ELEV: 17457 FT [5321 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/088

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. VONA. NWP MODELS.
SERVICIO GEOLOGICO COLOMBIANO.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VO RPTS VA EM 16/2307Z

OBS VA DTG: 16/2320Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N0502 W07530 - N0455 W07519
- N0453 W07519 - N0456 W07534 - N0502 W07530 MOV
NW 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 17/0530Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 17/1130Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 17/1730Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VO RPTS PBSL VA EM TO FL200 MOV WNW UP TO 15
NM FM SUMMIT. PSBL VA OBS IN SAT NEAR AND JUST TO
NW OF SUMMIT. NWP MDL WIND DIRECTION SUPPORTS VO
RPT. OBS VA AREA ESTD FM VONA AND NWP MDLS.
...CLARK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200917/0545Z

Previous news
Wednesday, Jul 22, 2020
Nevado del Ruiz volcano yesterday (image: INGEOMINAS)
On 21 July at 09:50 local time Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington recorded an explosion at the volcano that generated an ash plume, which reached approx. 20,000 ft (6,100 m) altitude and drifted W. ... read all
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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