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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: ONGOING EM

Wednesday Oct 12, 2016 07:15 AM |

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

FVXX21 at 07:10 UTC, 12/10/16 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161012/0708Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: COLIMA
341040
PSN: N1930 W10337

AREA: MEXICO

SUMMIT ELEV: 12631 FT [3850
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/375

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING EM

OBS VA DTG: 12/0630Z

OBS VA
CLD: SFC/FL170 N1938 W10422 - N1932 W10335
- N1928 W10336 - N1925
W10422 - N1938 W10422 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 12/1230Z
SFC/FL170 N1938 W10422
- N1933 W10335 - N1927 W10335 - N1925 W10422
-
N1938 W10422

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 12/1830Z SFC/FL170 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA
CLD +18HR: 13/0030Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: CONTINUED EM OBS IN STLT AND
WEBCAM IMAGERY.
ALL VA HAS MV W OF SUMMIT. ...SALEMI

NXT ADVISORY:
WILL BE ISSUED BY 20161012/1315Z

Vorig nieuws
Explosion at Colima yesterday (webcams de Mexico)
Monday, Oct 10, 2016
The activity at the volcano remains intense although seismic measurements seem to indicate a gradual decrease over the past days. Since the start of the second phase of lava dome growth since 5 Oct, a second viscous lava flow has been descending on the southern slope, more or less overriding the first lava flow. ... [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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