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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

Nevado del Ruiz volcano (Colombia) activity update

Tuesday Dec 18, 2012 11:05 AM | BY: T

Seismic recording on 18 Dec on OLL station (INGEOMINAS)
Seismic recording on 18 Dec on OLL station (INGEOMINAS)
An episode of small pulsating volcanic earthquakes occurred today.
Previous news
Monday, Dec 17, 2012
Low-energy seismic activity associated mainly with rock fracturing within the volcanic edifice continued, located primarily in the northeastern and southeastern areas below Arenas crater, at depths ranging between 1.5 and 6 km. The maximum magnitude recorded was 1.2 on the Richter scale. ... [more]
Monday, Dec 17, 2012
Low-energy seismic activity associated mainly with rock fracturing within the volcanic edifice continued, located primarily in the northeastern and southeastern areas below Arenas crater, at depths ranging between 1.5 and 6 km. The maximum magnitude recorded was 1.2 on the Richter scale. ... [more]
Seismic recording from 01-07 am local time 10 Dec on OLL station (INGEOMINAS)
Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012
Occasional tremor pulses and volcanic quakes continue at low to moderate levels. ... [more]
SO2 plume from Ruiz on 19 Nov 2012 (NOAA)
Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012
A significant SO2 plume is visible on the current NOAA satellite image and seismic activity shows an increased number of small quakes and long-period events. [more]
Friday, Nov 16, 2012
A small eruption might have occurred at Nevado del Ruiz prior to 14:47 GMT yesterday 15 Nov. As a precaution for aviation, Washington VAAC issued an alert of possible ash in the atmosphere. The report itself was based on the detection of a small hot spot on satellite imagery and seismic data. No ash could be identified on satellite images due to cloud cover and darkness, and the local volcano observatory has not (yet) confirmed any new eruption. [more]
 

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