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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 VA EM.

Thursday Oct 13, 2016 00:45 AM |

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

FVXX21 at 00:41 UTC, 13/10/16 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161013/0039Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: COLIMA
341040
PSN: N1930 W10337

AREA: MEXICO

SUMMIT ELEV: 12631 FT [3850
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/378

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING VA EM.

OBS VA DTG: 13/0015Z

OBS VA
CLD: SFC/FL170 N1944 W10534 - N1936 W10338
- N1929 W10336 - N1911
W10519 - N1944 W10534 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 13/0630Z
SFC/FL170 N1954 W10541
- N1936 W10338 - N1930 W10337 - N1922 W10529
-
N1954 W10541

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 13/1230Z SFC/FL170 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA
CLD +18HR: 13/1830Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: DISCRETE VA EM CONT TO BE SEEN IN
STLT EXTD
APRX 115 NM WEST OF SUMMIT. VA EM ALSO SEEN IN
WEBCAM.
...SZATANEK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20161013/0645Z

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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