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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONT VA EMS to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Monday Sep 30, 2019 07:45 AM | BY: VN

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 and is moving at 10-15 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 07:39 UTC, 30/09/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190930/0737Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: RUIZ 351020
PSN: N0453 W07519

AREA: COLOMBIA

SUMMIT ELEV: 17457 FT [5321 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/080

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONT VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 30/0700Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 N0514 W07541 - N0454 W07519
- N0459 W07552 - N0514 W07541 MOV NW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 30/1300Z SFC/FL220 N0518 W07537
- N0455 W07519 - N0502 W07551 - N0518 W07537

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 30/1900Z SFC/FL220 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 01/0100Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: CONT VA EMS OBS MOV NW FM SUMMIT. VA EMS
FCST TO CONT NW MOV THRU T+6HRS. ...FISHER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190930/1330Z

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