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Romeral volcano

stratovolcano 3858 m / 12,657 ft
Colombia, 5.21°N / -75.36°W
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5)
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Typical eruption style: explosive
Romeral volcano eruptions: 5950 BC ± 500 years (radiocarbon dated)
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Mon, 25 Sep
Mon, 25 Sep 12:19 UTCM 2.6 / 5 km6 km COLOMBIA
Sat, 23 Sep
Sat, 23 Sep 13:24 UTCM 2.810 km COLOMBIA
Mon, 18 Sep
Mon, 18 Sep 03:24 UTCM 2.8 / 6 km7 km COLOMBIA
Sat, 9 Sep
Sat, 9 Sep 01:56 UTCM 3.0 / 6 km7 km COLOMBIA
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Romeral volcano, located 16 km SE of the small town of Aranzazu, is the northernmost volcano in South America. The volcano is probably still active. It has produced 2 plinian eruptions about 8460 and 7340 years ago.

Background:

The andesitic-to-dacitic Romeral stratovolcano lies at the northern end of the Ruiz-Tolima volcanic chain, NW of Cerro Bravo volcano.


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