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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

latest (2020) ... | Jan-Mar 2013 | Sep-Dec 2012 | | Jun-Aug 2012 | Jan-May 2012 | 2011
Fri, 31 Aug 2012, 10:05
Seismogram on 31 Aug from Nevado del Ruiz (OLL station, INGEOMINAS) showing small quakes
Steam and sometimes ash emissions continue. Fluctuating tremor and small swarms of volcano-tectonic quakes are being recorded.
Wed, 29 Aug 2012, 10:05
A constant weak tremor signal, strong steam and some ash emissions continue.
Tue, 28 Aug 2012, 10:05
Current seismogram from Nevado del Ruiz (OLL station, INGEOMINAS)
Steam and ash emissions accompanied by a near-constant weak tremor signal continue. At 16:22 p.m. on 27 Aug, a 2.0 earthquake occurred at 3 km depth beneath Arenas crater.
Sat, 25 Aug 2012, 09:58
SO2 plume from Ruiz on 24 Aug 2012 (ESA)
Swarms of small earthquakes seem to be occurring at the volcano this morning. The volcano observatory reports constant tremor and steam with some ash emissions. An SO2 plume drifting west can be seen on the latest satellite images.
Fri, 24 Aug 2012, 10:05
The volcano produces a large SO2 plume visible on yesterday's satellite image.
Thu, 23 Aug 2012, 10:05
Current seismogram from Nevado del Ruiz this morning (OLL station, INGEOMINAS)
Strong degassing producing an 800 m tall plume, some ash venting and periods of volcanic tremor are being recorded at Ruiz. A phase of stronger activity is visible on the seismogram this morning.
Mon, 20 Aug 2012, 10:05
Current seismogram from Nevado del Ruiz (OLL station, INGEOMINAS) (we don't know what the strong signal is about)
Steam and ash emissions accompanied by varying tremor continue, some of the seismic stations are out of function due to ash fall. ...more
Sun, 19 Aug 2012, 09:54
Current seismogram from Nevado del Ruiz (OLL station, INGEOMINAS)
No major changes have occurred at the volcano. Fluctuating tremor and a few shallow earthquakes are being recorded under Nevado del Ruiz. The volcano emits a strong steam plume which sometimes contains some ash.
Fri, 17 Aug 2012, 10:05
Current seismogram from Nevado del Ruiz (OLL station, INGEOMINAS)
Seismicity and constant tremor are being recorded at the volcano at fluctuating levels. The volcano continues to emit a significant gas and steam plume with some ash venting as well, and stays on orange alert (eruption likely in terms of days to weeks, INGEOMINAS).
SO2 plume from Ruiz on 16 Aug 2012
Tue, 14 Aug 2012, 12:05
Seismic signal from Nevado del Ruiz (OLL station, INGEOMINAS)
Steam and ash emissions continue and are accompanied by tremor and small quakes below the Arenas crater.

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