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Galeras vulkaan
complex stratovolcano 4276 m / 14,029 ft
Colombia, 1.22°N / -77.37°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Galeras vulkaan boeken
Galeras vulkaanuitbarstingen:
1535, 1580, 1616, 1641-43, 1670-1736, 1754-56, 1796-1801, 1823, 1828-34, 1834, 1836(?), 1865-70, 1889, 1891, 1923, 1924-27, 1930, 1932, 1933(?), 1936, 1947, 1950, 1973(?), 1974-83, Feb-May 1989, Jan 1990 - July 1992, Jan-June 1993, Mar-May 2000, June 2002, July 2004 - Feb 2005, Nov 2005 - July2006, Oct 2007 - Jan 2008, Oct 2008 - 2010
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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News from Galeras volcano:

Galeras volcano (Colombia) activity update: shallow earthquakes, degassing and frequent ash venting

Friday Jul 27, 2012 09:54 AM | DOOR: T

During 18-24 July earthquakes at Galeras were less than M 1.3 and located at depths not exceeding 3 km. Gas emissions, observed by a network of video cameras, contained ash almost daily.
Sulfur dioxide levels fluctuated. On 18 July observatory staff working near the crater reported a strong sulfur odor and fine ash falling on the upper N flank. Ashfall was also reported to the N in the Quebrada Maragato area (municipality of Nariño).
(Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report)
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Seismic activity at Galeras volcano 28 June 2012
Thursday, Jun 28, 2012
Tremor and small earthquakes continue to occur at Galeras volcano. Some of the seismic signals (such as the one early on 28 June) look like screw-shaped tornillos, which in the past have often preceded eruptions. ... [meer...]
Wednesday, Jun 20, 2012
during 5-19 June seismicity at Galeras had increased in both magnitude and frequency since the previous week-long period, and indicated continuing ash and gas emissions. On 5, 6, and 12-19 June cameras recorded gas-and-ash emissions; an ash plume rose 1.4 and 2.4 km above the crater on 14 and 17 June, respectively. Ashfall was reported in Sandona (13 km NW), Samaniego (32 km NW), Mapachico (8 km NW), and Genoy (5 km NE). Sulfur dioxide emissions were moderate to high. [meer...]
Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012
On 5 June INGEOMINAS reported that seismicity at Galeras increased since the previous week and indicated continuing ash and gas emissions. ... [meer...]
Wednesday, Jun 06, 2012
On 17 May ash emissions originating from an area N and W of the cone within Galeras's main crater rose 200 m above the crater rim. ... [meer...]
Thursday, Jan 05, 2012
The activity of Galeras volcano during 28 December - 3 January 2012 consisted in steaming from both the main crater and two craters to the N and SW (Paisita and Chavas). [meer...]

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