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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): weak ash emission reported

Mon, 25 Jul 2016, 16:51
16:51 PM | BY: T
The Manizales volcano observatory reported a small ash emission yesterday afternoon, but cloud cover prevented detailed observations.
Previous news
Tue, 28 Jun 2016, 18:46
Ash emission from Nevado del Ruiz this morning
The volcano produced again several small to moderately-sized ash eruptions during yesterday and today, generating plumes that rose up to approx. 1 km above the crater. ... read all
Mon, 6 Jun 2016, 14:43
Ash emission from Nevado del Ruiz yesterday (Azufrado webcam)
Sporadic mild explosions continue to occur from time to time, generating small ash plumes. Overall, the volcano's activity has decreased during the past weeks, but it remains in an unstable state. It is impossible to predict how the activity will evolve (could calm down further or increase) in the near to medium future. ... read all
Mon, 23 May 2016, 11:01
Ash emission from Nevado del Ruiz yesterday
The volcano remains restless and produces intermittent ash explosions of varying size. An emission of ash yesterday forced the regional La Nubia airport to close down for a few hours and the volcano observatory reported a new pulse likely occurring a short time ago. ... read all
Fri, 20 May 2016, 08:52
The Manizales volcano observatory reported that sporadic mild ash emissions continue to occur at the volcano, last on 17 and 18 May. ... read all
Tue, 3 May 2016, 12:05
Washington VAAC reported an ash emission on 2 May that rose to an altitude of 7 km (23,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted NW. ... read all
 

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