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Nevado del Ruiz volcano (Colombia): eruption visible from Manizales yesterday

Fri, 19 Aug 2022, 04:24
04:24 AM | BY: MARTIN
Eruption column from Nevado del Ruiz volcano yesterday (image: SGC)
Eruption column from Nevado del Ruiz volcano yesterday (image: SGC)
Eruption as seen from Manizales (image: SGC)
Eruption as seen from Manizales (image: SGC)
The explosive activity at the volcano continues.
The Servicio Geológico Colombiano volcano observatory (SGC) registered a vigorous vulcanian explosion at the volcano at 17:51 local time yesterday.
A grey plume of ash rose to an altitude of 26,000 ft (7,900 m) dispersing slightly west-northwest direction.
The eruption was being visible from Manizales town and via surveillance cameras installed in the vicinity of the volcano.
No ashfall has been reported yet.
The alert status remains at Yellow.
Source: Servicio Geológico Colombiano volcano activity update 19 August 2022

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stratovolcano 5321 m / 17,457 ft
Colombia, 4.9°N / -75.32°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) Nevado del Ruiz volcano eruptions:
2015-21 (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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