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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)
Stratovulkaan 3850 m / 12,631 ft
Western Mexico, 19.51°N / -103.62°WCurrent status
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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-ongoingTypical eruption style:
Dominant explosieve. Bouw van lavakoepels en vulkanische uitbarstingen van Stromboli activiteit. In in de buurt van constante activiteit sinds 1994.Laatste aardbevingen in de omgevingMeest recente satellietbeeldenSentinel hub
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Volcano news: Colima Volcano (Mexico)
Colima volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: PSBL VA EM
Wednesday Feb 01, 2017 17:00 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX24 at 16:44 UTC, 01/02/17 from KNES
PSN: N1930 W10337
SUMMIT ELEV: 12631 FT [3850
ADVISORY NR: 2017/136
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. GFS WINDS. VOLCANO
ERUPTION DETAILS: PSBL VA EM
OBS VA DTG: 01/1630Z
CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS SFC/FL150
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 01/2230Z
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 02/0430Z
VA CLD +18HR: 02/1030Z
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW. EM SEEN IN WEBCAM
01/1559Z AND NOT SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY DUE TO WX
WINDS SUGGEST N/NE MOV. ...WHISNANT
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY
Saturday, Jan 28, 2017
The activity at the volcano remains relatively high. Explosions of various sizes occur at irregular intervals (typically few hours). ...
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.
---Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institute - Colima information
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