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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 (Colombia): explosive eruption yesterday

Thu, 17 Sep 2020, 08:04
08:04 AM | BY: MARTIN
Gas emissions from Nevado del Ruiz volcano yesterday (image: @Richitelli/twitter)
Gas emissions from Nevado del Ruiz volcano yesterday (image: @Richitelli/twitter)
Gas plume from Nevado del Ruiz volcano on 10 September visible from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Gas plume from Nevado del Ruiz volcano on 10 September visible from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Explosive eruption of the volcano occurred since 1 August.
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington recorded an explosion at 18:20 local time yesterday. Plume of ash rose to an altitude of 20,000 ft (6,100 m) and drifted towards the northwest direction.
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Wed, 22 Jul 2020, 08:41
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
 

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