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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: PSBL ONGOING EMS

Monday Sep 05, 2016 02:45 AM |

Satellite image of Nevado del Ruiz volcano on  5 Sep 2016
Satellite image of Nevado del Ruiz volcano on 5 Sep 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX20 at 02:40 UTC, 05/09/16 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20160905/0238Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: RUIZ
351020
PSN: N0453 W07519

AREA: COLOMBIA

SUMMIT ELEV: 17457 FT [5321
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/106

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. BOGOTA MWO. VOLCANO
WEB
CAMERA.

ERUPTION DETAILS: PSBL ONGOING EMS

OBS VA DTG: 05/0215Z

OBS
VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS SFC/FL220
115/10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 05/0830Z

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 05/1430Z

FCST
VA CLD +18HR: 05/2030Z

RMK: NO VA IS OBSERVED IN IMAGERY ALTHOUGH
THERE
ARE WX CLOUDS IN THE AREA. BOGOTA MWO REPORTS
CONTINUING VA EMS.
WEBCAMERA SHOWS PSBL VA EMS.
...SCHWARTZ

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED
BY 20160905/0845Z

Previous news
Small ash emission from Nevado del Ruiz yesterday evening (INGEOMINAS webcam)
Friday, Jul 29, 2016
Sporadic, usually small ash emissions continue to occur from time to time (every few days) such as last night (s. image attached). These explosions are likely phreatic in nature, i.e. driven by steam explosions inside the currently unstable hydrothermal system heated by an underlying magma intrusion at shallow depth. ... [more]
Monday, Jul 25, 2016
The Manizales volcano observatory reported a small ash emission yesterday afternoon, but cloud cover prevented detailed observations. [more]
Ash emission from Nevado del Ruiz this morning
Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016
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. ... [more]
Ash emission from Nevado del Ruiz yesterday (Azufrado webcam)
Monday, Jun 06, 2016
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. ... [more]

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