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News & activity updates from Sotara volcano

Fri, 30 May 2014, 10:03
Seismic activity associated with rock fracturing processes under the volcano showed a slight increase during the past week. The earthquakes occurred mainly under the Paletará valley, approximately 12 km northeast of the volcano at depths between 6 and 10 km, and had local magnitudes between 0.3 and 2.2 on the Richter scale. ...more
Wed, 22 Jan 2014, 09:17
Popayán volcano observatory reports no changes at the volcano, which continues to show weak seismic unrest.
Mon, 13 Jan 2014, 16:48
Seismic activity remains above background and is mainly associated to internal rock fracturing processes. During the first week of the new year, the number of earthquakes increased slightly, with a magnitude 3.7 quake at 12:22 local time on 5 Jan.
Wed, 18 Dec 2013, 13:02
Internal (seismic) activity remains low, but above background and the volcano's status is unchanged at yellow.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013, 08:17
Low-level seismic unrest continues with no significant changes to report over the past months.
Mon, 7 Oct 2013, 20:55
Seismic activity remains slightly elevated, with no significant changes over the past months, and INGEOMINAS keeps alert level yellow.
Thu, 20 Jun 2013, 15:58
INGEOMINAS - Popayan volcano observatory reports no significant changes. Occasional small earthquakes continue to show the volcano is at unrest. ...more
Thu, 16 May 2013, 08:56
Weak seismic unrest continued over the past weeks. The alert level remains at yellow.
Thu, 31 Jan 2013, 06:53
The only sign of acivtity over the past week were 4 small volcano-tectonic quakes.
Wed, 23 Jan 2013, 11:05
Seismic activity remains barely above background. During the past week, INGEOMINAS reported a total of 13 mostly weak-energy events.

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Sotará volcano
stratovolcano 4400+ m / 14,436 ft
Colombia, 2.11°N / -76.59°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Sotará volcano eruptions:
unknown
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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