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Friday, April 06, 2012

Volcano in Colombia May Erupt in ‘Days to Weeks’

Written by Terra Nova   
Thursday, 05 April 2012 10:53

Colombia’s snowcapped Nevado del Ruiz volcano has been showing signs of possible eruption.
An “Orange (II)” alert has been posted, meaning that the volcano could erupt within days to weeks, the Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report web page said on Thursday, reported
The last three volcanic eruptions to cause major loss of life were Krakatoa, Indonesia, where 32,000 were killed in 1883; Mt. Pelee, Martinique, where 29,000 were killed in 1902; and Nevado del Ruiz, Colombia, where 23,000 were killed in 1985, having led to Colombia’s worst natural disaster.

Fiery lava was not the culprit in any of these disasters.
The large death toll was the result of a moderate hazard combined with a moderately sized town.

Dangerous Colombia Volcano May Erupt

During the last week of March, tremors shook the volcano with increasing, according to INGEOMINAS.

INGEOMINAS, the Colombian geological survey, released a “special bulletin” this afternoon elevating the alert status at Nevado del Ruiz to Orange Level (II). This means that the signs of activity at the volcano suggest that an eruption is likely in the days to weeks’ timescale. 

Volcanologists mentioned that over the past few days the volcano has experienced tremors related to “fluid motion” (likely magma), rock fracture earthquakes at the summit have been increasing in pulses and sulfur dioxide emissions continue to be high.

 Contributing sources:

LMT, Global Rumblings 
South Florida correspondent


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