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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: VA EMS AT 18/1155Z.

Tuesday Oct 18, 2016 14:30 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX22 at 14:23 UTC, 18/10/16 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161018/1420Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: RUIZ
351020
PSN: N0453 W07519

AREA: COLOMBIA

SUMMIT ELEV: 17457 FT [5321
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/142

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. BOGOTA MWO. GFS WINDS.


ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS AT 18/1155Z.

OBS VA DTG: 18/1345Z

OBS VA CLD:
VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS SFC/FL200 215/5KT

FCST VA
CLD +6HR: 18/2000Z

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/0200Z

FCST VA CLD +18HR:
19/0800Z

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW. MWO RPTS VA EMS TO FL200
MOV TO THE
NW AT 18/1155Z. VA NOT SEEN IN STLT
IMAGERY DUE TO WX CLDS.
...WHISNANT

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20161018/2015Z

Previous news
Steam plume with possibly some ash from Nevado del Ruiz this afternoon
Tuesday, Oct 18, 2016
Mild ash emissions continue to occur at the volcano every few days or so. Last night, the observatory reported light emissions creating a plume of a few hundred meters height. ... [more]

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