Articles tagged "colima"

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Increased seismic activity at Colima volcano, alert level raised, Mexico

Increased seismic activity at Mexico's Colima volcano resulted in an increase of its alert level from Green to Yellow on April 26, 2019. The National Coordination of Civil Protection, University of Colima and other agencies agreed last week that the increase in...

April 29, 2019

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Impressive eruption at Mexico's Colima volcano

A large and impressive explosion occurred at Mexico's Colima volcano on Friday, February 3, 2017, producing an ash column that eventually rose up to 7.6 km (25 000 feet). The eruption occurred at 23:35 UTC (17:35 CST) and generated pyroclastic flow on the...

February 05, 2017

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Very strong explosion at Colima, ash up to 7 km (23 000 feet) a.s.l.

A very strong explosion occurred at Mexican Colima volcano at 13:45 UTC on January 25, 2017. This is yet another strong explosion at the volcano, currently one of the most active in the world. The eruption was accompanied with pyroclastic flows on the NE flank. The...

January 25, 2017

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Very strong explosion at Colima volcano, Mexico

After three moderate to large explosions over the past 10 days, Mexico's Colima volcano experienced another strong explosion at 06:27 UTC (00:27 CST) on January 18, 2017. The eruption spewed volcanic ash up to 4 km (13 123 feet) above the crater. Ashfall was...

January 18, 2017

Colima erupting at 11 00 UTC October 3 2016

Intense eruptions at Colima volcano continue, trigger evacuations, Mexico

Intense eruptions at Mexico's Colima volcano continue after a sharp increase of activity on September 26, 2016. On September 30, ash and thick black smoke rose from the volcano and a lava could be seen pouring down its slopes. The event has forced the...

October 03, 2016

New lava dome at Colima volcano on September 30 2016 Mexico

Increased activity at Colima volcano, Mexico

A new phase of increased activity has started at Mexico's Colima volcano on September 26, 2016. The volcano is producing lava flows, frequent strong explosions and near-constant ash emission. On September 30, authorities expanded the exclusion zone in the state...

September 30, 2016


Colima volcano showing signs of increased activity, Mexico

The Colima volcano in Mexico exhibited signs of increased activity over the last two days. The volcano, also known as the Fire Volcano, erupted on November 16, 2015, followed by another eruption on the morning of November 17 (local time). Colima has been constantly...

November 17, 2015


Activity at Colima volcano intensifies, 12-km exclusion zone established, Mexico

Authorities have evacuated some 800 people living within a 12-km (7.4 miles) exclusion zone established around the Colima volcano due to increased volcanic activity and large amounts of ash being spewed from the crater since Thursday, July 9, 2015.Civil protection

July 12, 2015


Strong eruption of Colima volcano, Mexico

Mexico's Colima volcano produced a strong eruption at 11:12 UTC on June 3, 2015 throwing out incandescent material and triggering multiple pyroclastic flows. Washington VAAC said volcanic ash emissions were seen in webcam imagery heading WSW at 9 - 18 km/h near 5.18

June 03, 2015


Strong eruption of Colima volcano accompanied by pyroclastic flows, Mexico

Mexico's Colima volcano is still very active with an average of 10 - 15 low to moderate explosions per day. An eruption which occurred at 15:17 UTC on March 27 (08:17 local time) generated ash plume which reached an estimated height of about 3 - 4 km and produced

March 28, 2015


Strong eruption of Mexican Colima volcano, ash up to 8.8 km

A brief and strong vulcanian-type explosion occurred at Mexican Colima volcano at 15:15 UTC (09:15 local time) on January 21, 2015. At 17:00 UTC, Washington VAAC said an ash column reached an estimated 8.8 km altitude and was moving NE at 46 km/h.The eruption generated

January 22, 2015


Increased volcanic activity worldwide in late January 2013

Kamchatka's volcanoes continued with ongoing eruptions. KVERT reports that there are currently seven active volcanoes (orange alert) - Kizimen, Karymski, Shiveluch and Plosky Tolbachik at orange level and Bezymianny, Gorely and Klyuchevskoy at yellow level....

January 23, 2013


Phreatic eruption of Colima volcano, Mexico

According to news articles, a scientific advisory committee reported that a phreatic eruption from Colima on January 6 ejected tephra and an ash plume that rose 2 km above the crater.Ashfall was reported in Atenquique (20 km E). Visitors were evacuated from the national

January 08, 2013