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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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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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Nevado del Ruiz volcano (Colombia): unrest

Monday Sep 12, 2011 21:57 PM |

The Nevado del Ruiz volcano (infamous for the tragic accident of the Armero mud flow disaster on 13 Nov 1985, killing more than 20,000 people) is becoming restless, as Erik Klemetti points out on his Eruptions Blog. Seismic activity beneath the volcano has increased dramatically during the past months, and it is likely that this is related to new magma rising within the volcano.

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