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In this photo released by the civil defense unit of the state government of Jalisco, the eruption plume from the initial stage of the powerful vulcanian explosion at Colima volcano on May 23, 2005, has been captured on film. The collapsing eruption column loaded with ash and rock fragments has not yet fully developed, but the flanks of the volcano are already covered by the impacts of ballistics. (AP Photo/Proteccion Civil del estado de Jalisco-HO)
In this photo released by the civil defense unit of the state government of Jalisco, the eruption plume from the initial stage of the powerful vulcanian explosion at Colima volcano on May 23, 2005, has been captured on film. The collapsing eruption column loaded with ash and rock fragments has not yet fully developed, but the flanks of the volcano are already covered by the impacts of ballistics. (AP Photo/Proteccion Civil del estado de Jalisco-HO)


Colima vulkaan
Stratovulkaan 3850 m / 12,631 ft
Western Mexico, 19.51°N / -103.62°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Colima vulkaanuitbarstingen:
1519, 1560, 1576, 1585, 1590, 1602(?), 1606, 1611-1613, 1622, 1690, 1711, 1743(?), 1744, 1749(?),1769, 1770, 1771, 1780, 1794, 1795, 1804, 1806-1809, 1818, 1819, 1866, 1869, 1870-71, 1872-73, 1874, 1875-78, 1879-80, 1880-81, 1882-84, 1885-1886, 1887, 1889-90, 1890, 1891-92, 1893-1902, 1903, 1904-1906, 1908-09, 1913, 1926-1931(?), 1941(?), 1957-1960, 1961-62, 1963-70, 1973(?), 1975-76, 1977-1982, 1983(?), 1985-86, 1987, 1988(?), 1991, 1994, 1997-2011, 2013-ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Dominant explosieve. Bouw van lavakoepels en vulkanische uitbarstingen van Stromboli activiteit. In in de buurt van constante activiteit sinds 1994.
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Volcano news: Colima Volcano (Mexico)

Colima volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EM AROUND 0330Z

Sunday Oct 02, 2016 06:00 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX22 at 05:50 UTC, 02/10/16 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161002/0546Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: COLIMA
341040
PSN: N1930 W10337

AREA: MEXICO

SUMMIT ELEV: 12631 FT [3850
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/345

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. GFS WINDS. ECMWF
WINDS.
VOLCANO WEB CAMERA.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM AROUND 0330Z

OBS VA
DTG: 02/0515Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 N1930 W10338 - N1929 W10335
- N1901
W10345 - N1906 W10354 - N1930 W10338 MOV
S 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR:
02/1130Z SFC/FL200 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 02/1730Z NO ASH
EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 02/2330Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA EM SEEN IN
MULTISPECTRAL STLT IMAGERY
MOVING S/SW EXTENDING APPROX 20 NM FM THE
SUMMIT.
WEBCAM SHOWS HEAVY VOLCANIC ACT WITH EXPLOSIONS
AND PYROCLASTIC
FLOWS.
...KIM

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20161002/1145Z

Vorig nieuws
Explosions, a new lava flow (center of image) and glowing rockfalls at Colima yesterday evening
Saturday, Oct 01, 2016
The activity has strongly increased over the past 48 hours: constant explosions generate a heavy steam and ash plume rising at least 2 km from the crater while the new lava dome continues to over-spill the southwestern crater rim and descends as a wide, viscous lava flow now half way down the steep cone. ... [meer...]
Glow from Colima's new lava dome this morning
Thursday, Sep 29, 2016
A phase of new lava dome growth has started at the volcano. While the new dome, first discovered in Feb this year, had been only very weakly active over most of the past month, its rate of growth has drastically increased during the past days. The dome itself has become visible from areas at the southern feet of the volcano since 27 Sep. ... [meer...]

Background:

Colima volcano is one of the most active in North America and one of the potentially most dangerous ones. It has had more than 30 periods of eruptions since 1585, including several significant eruptions in the late 1990s. Scientific monitoring of the volcano began 20 years ago. 

The Colima volcanic complex is the most prominent volcanic center of the western Mexican Volcanic Belt.  It consists of two southward-younging volcanoes, Nevado de Colima (the 4320 m high point of the complex) on the north and the 3850-m-high historically active Volcán de Colima at the south. 
A group of cinder cones of probable late-Pleistocene age is located on the floor of the Colima graben west and east of the Colima complex. Volcán de Colima (also known as Volcán Fuego) is a youthful stratovolcano constructed within a 5-km-wide caldera, breached to the south, that has been the source of large debris avalanches.  Major slope failures have occurred repeatedly from both the Nevado and Colima cones, and have produced a thick apron of debris-avalanche deposits on three sides of the complex.  Frequent historical eruptions date back to the 16th century.  Occasional major explosive eruptions (most recently in 1913) have destroyed the summit and left a deep, steep-sided crater that was slowly refilled and then overtopped by lava dome growth.
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Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institute - Colima information

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