Romeral volcano

Updated: Jul 7, 2022 01:12 GMT - Refresh
stratovolcano 3858 m / 12,657 ft
Colombia, 5.21°N / -75.36°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)

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.

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Typical eruption style: explosive
Romeral volcano eruptions: 5950 BC ± 500 years (radiocarbon dated)
Lastest nearby earthquakes:
TimeMag. / DepthDistance/Location
Sunday, July 3, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jul 3, 2022 01:00 GMT
1.6

28 km
70 km (43 mi)
Cundinamarca, 6.7 km south of Honda, Departamento de Tolima, Colombia
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 29, 2022 1:01 pm (GMT -5) (Jun 29, 2022 18:01 GMT)
1.6

11 km
70 km (43 mi)
20 km south of Honda, Departamento de Tolima, Colombia
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 28, 2022 12:54 pm (GMT -5) (Jun 28, 2022 17:54 GMT)
1.7

15 km
117 km (73 mi)
18 km west of Pacho, Cundinamarca, Colombia
Friday, June 24, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Jun 24, 2022 6:21 pm (GMT -5) (Jun 24, 2022 23:21 GMT)
1.4

27 km
82 km (51 mi)
Colombia

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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