Romeral volcano

Updated: Aug 18, 2022 23:00 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:
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Thursday, August 18, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 18, 2022 12:35 pm (GMT -5) (Aug 18, 2022 17:35 GMT)
2.2

25 km
68 km (42 mi)
14 km northeast of Lérida, Departamento de Tolima, Colombia
Monday, August 15, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 14, 2022 10:11 pm (GMT -5) (Aug 15, 2022 03:11 GMT)
1.2

28 km
92 km (57 mi)
Colombia
Tuesday, August 9, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 9, 2022 5:08 pm (GMT -5) (Aug 9, 2022 22:08 GMT)
1.0

22 km
71 km (44 mi)
Colombia
Friday, August 5, 2022 GMT (1 quake)
Aug 5, 2022 1:38 pm (GMT -5) (Aug 5, 2022 18:38 GMT)
1.2

41 km
90 km (56 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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