Typical eruption style
: explosiveRomeral volcano eruptions
: 5950 BC ± 500 years (radiocarbon dated)
No recent earthquakes
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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.
The andesitic-to-dacitic Romeral stratovolcano lies at the northern end of the Ruiz-Tolima volcanic chain, NW of Cerro Bravo volcano.