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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: VA EM to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Sunday Oct 06, 2019 10:45 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX22 at 10:32 UTC, 06/10/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191006/1030Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: RUIZ 351020
PSN: N0453 W07519

AREA: COLOMBIA

SUMMIT ELEV: 17457 FT [5321 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/091

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM

OBS VA DTG: 06/1000Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL230 N0503 W07556 - N0455 W07517
- N0451 W07519 - N0452 W07556 - N0503 W07556 MOV
W 5-100KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 06/1600Z SFC/FL230 N0503 W07600
- N0455 W07517 - N0451 W07518 - N0450 W07559 -
N0503 W07600

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 06/2200Z SFC/FL230 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 07/0400Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: CONS VA EM SEEN IN STLT EXTND APRX 36 NM W
OF SUMMIT BEFORE OBSC BY MET CLDS. LOW
CONFIDENCE IN DURATION OF CURRENT EM EVENT BUT VA
EXPECTED TO CONT MOV W THRU FCST PERIOD ...VELASCO

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20191006/1630Z

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