Category Archives: Nevado del Ruiz

Seismo-Blackout Columbia


It would seem that seismic data has stopped coming out of Columbia, at least for the Ruiz-Tolima massif. Several of the seismographs at Ruiz ceased updating online on the 20th, and shortly before midnight on the 21st  the rest of … Continue reading

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Ruiz Rattles, St. Helens Twitches, Cleveland Oozes…


I had thought that Columbia’s volcanoes were not yet done, and it would seem that they are not. Yesterday and this morning there has been strong seismic activity beneath the Ruiz-Tolima massif showing up on the seismographs for Ruiz, Machin, … Continue reading

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Seismo-Beat


As much as I’d like a plinian eruption at some remote volcano to write about, that’s just not happening today. The planet has been seismically quite interesting of over the last couple weeks, with some volcanoes getting our attention, like … Continue reading

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The Earthquake-Volcano Connection


Most of us who follow volcanoes over time have been asked at some point if there is a connection between earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, that is to say, can an earthquake set off an eruption at a volcano? I’ve recently … Continue reading

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Nevado Del Ruiz Active


During the month of August Nevado Del Ruiz volcano in Columbia was showing abundant signs of life and it’s status has been raised to yellow (3) as it continues to exhibit changes in activity. There are no web-accessible seismographs on … Continue reading

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