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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: OCNL EM to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Thursday May 02, 2019 23:30 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Nevado del Ruiz volcano on  2 May 2019
Satellite image of Nevado del Ruiz volcano on 2 May 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 23:22 UTC, 02/05/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190502/2321Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: RUIZ 351020
PSN: N0453 W07519

AREA: COLOMBIA

SUMMIT ELEV: 17457 FT [5321 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/053

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. WEB CAM. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: OCNL EM

OBS VA DTG: 02/2300Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 N0459 W07536 - N0455 W07518
- N0451 W07517 - N0453 W07538 - N0459 W07536 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 03/0500Z SFC/FL190 N0502 W07537
- N0455 W07517 - N0451 W07519 - N0455 W07538 -
N0502 W07537

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 03/1100Z SFC/FL190 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 03/1700Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL OF HIGH CLDS, VA WAS
SEEN EXT 15 NM W OF THE SUMMIT. LTLCG FCST OVR
NXT 6 HRS. ...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190503/0515Z

Previous news
Thursday, May 02, 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]
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]

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