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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: CONTG VA EMS. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Wednesday Feb 05, 2020 10:30 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 10:24 UTC, 05/02/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200205/1024Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: RUIZ 351020
PSN: N0453 W07519

AREA: COLOMBIA

SUMMIT ELEV: 17457 FT [5321 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/011

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTG VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 05/1000Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N0458 W07548 - N0454 W07519
- N0452 W07519 - N0449 W07549 - N0458 W07548 MOV
W 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 05/1600Z SFC/FL200 N0459 W07549
- N0455 W07519 - N0452 W07519 - N0448 W07549 -
N0459 W07549

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 05/2200Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 06/0400Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: CONTG VA EMS SEEN IN STLT MOV W FM SUMMIT.
ACT HAS DECR OVER THE LAST COUPLE OF HRS IN STLT.
MODEL GUIDANCE INDICATES A CONT W-LY MOV THRU
T+6 HRS. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200205/1630Z

Previous news
Emissions from Nevado del Ruiz volcano dispersed northwest (image: INGEOMINAS)
Monday, Dec 30, 2019
SGC recorded during the period 17-23 Dec 2019 continuous volcanic tremor and long-period earthquakes located in the Arenas crater and its surroundings with the maximum magnitude M 1.6 in the depth from 0,4 km to 7,8 km. Seismicity is associated with movement of magma inside the volcano. ... [more]

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