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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: NEW VA EMS to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Thursday May 02, 2019 12:00 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 11:58 UTC, 02/05/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190502/1157Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: RUIZ 351020
PSN: N0453 W07519

AREA: COLOMBIA

SUMMIT ELEV: 17457 FT [5321 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/051

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 02/1120Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 N0506 W07528 - N0453 W07519
- N0452 W07520 - N0503 W07534 - N0506 W07528 MOV
NW 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 02/1730Z SFC/FL210 N0526 W07537
- N0453 W07518 - N0451 W07520 - N0517 W07556 -
N0526 W07537

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 02/2330Z SFC/FL210 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 03/0530Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA EXTD 17NM NW FM THE SUMMIT. NWP MODEL
INDICATES A CONT NW MOV THRU +6HRS. ...ZHU

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190502/1800Z

Previous news
Satellite image of Nevado del Ruiz volcano on 26 Apr 2019
Friday, Apr 26, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 . ... [more]
Friday, Apr 26, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 27000 ft (8200 m) altitude or flight level 270 . ... [more]
Thursday, Apr 25, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 . ... [more]
Thursday, Apr 25, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 . ... [more]
Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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