Nevado Del Ruiz , Colombia : volcano-tectonic earthquake, combined with the fracturing of rocks.

Nevado Del Ruiz , Colombia : volcano-tectonic earthquake, combined with the fracturing of rocks.

Extraordinary bulletin of activity of the Nevado del Ruiz volcano, April 8, 2016.
The level of activity of the Nevado del Ruiz volcano remains at: level Yellow or (III) : changes in the behavior of volcanic activity.

Regarding the monitoring of the activity of the Nevado del Ruiz volcano, the Colombian Geological Service reports that:

During the day of April 8, 2016 at 5h33 (local time), a volcano-tectonic earthquake, combined with the fracturing of rocks within the volcano, with a magnitude of 3.0 ML, located North of the edifice volcanic was recorded at a depth of 7.2 km. This event was reported as felt by the inhabitants of the area of influence of the volcano .

The event’s location is:

Latitude: 4° 57’70 ” N
Longitude: 75?20’03 “W
Depth: 7.2 km
Magnitude: 3.0 ML
It is recommended that communities continue to monitor any changes that may occur in the activity of the volcano.
The Colombian Geological Survey follows closely the evolution of the volcanic phenomenon and will continue to report timely to the changes that may occur.

April 13 , 2016. Nevado Del Ruiz , Colombia :

 

Source : SGC.

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