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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(?)
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explosive
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Nevado del Ruiz volcano (Colombia): weekly volcanic activity report 8 October - 15 October 2019

Wednesday Oct 16, 2019 07:50 AM | BY: MARTIN

Emissions´s content from Nevado del Ruiz volcano (image: SGC)
Emissions´s content from Nevado del Ruiz volcano (image: SGC)
SGC recorded during the period 8 October - 15 October 2019 continuous volcanic tremor located in the Arenas crater and its surroundings with the maximum magnitude M 0.9 in the depth 3,3 km.
Seismicity is related to processes of ascent and progress of dome on the surface of a volcano.
Monitoring station SCANDOAS registered emissions of water vapor and gases (dioxide of sulfur SO2) that reached 7500 m (25 000 ft) altitude and dispersed towards the northwest onto the volcano.
Source: Servicio Geológico Colombiano Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 8 October-15 October 2019
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