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Nov 25, 2011 Ξ Comments Off

Colombian volcano alert raised to orange

posted by Toni Peters

The Galeras volcano in Colombia’s western department of Nariño could erupt within weeks or days, according to authorities. The level of volcanic activity was increased to orange alert Thursday 9PM  Full Article »

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Jan 27, 2011 Ξ Comments Off

Galeras volcano eruption expected

posted by Hannah Aronowitz

Colombian authorities have raised the risk level of the Galeras volcano to orange alert, meaning an eruption is likely within days or weeks. The Colombian Institute of Geology and Mining  Full Article »

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Dec 1, 2010 Ξ Comments Off

4.1 earthquake hits southwest Colombia

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Seismological authorities in the south-west of Colombia are on alert after an earthquake of 4.1 on the Richter scale occurred little more than a mile from the Galeras volcano’s main  Full Article »

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Sep 8, 2010 Ξ Comments Off

Galeras volcano alert dropped to yellow

posted by Kirsten Begg

Colombia’s Institute of Mining and Geology (Ingeominas) Tuesday evening lowered the alert on the Galeras volcano in the south-western department of Nariño from orange to yellow. According to the Colombian Ministry of  Full Article »

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Aug 25, 2010 Ξ Comments Off

Locals fail to evacuate Galeras volcano

posted by Sia Normann

Only 332 of 8,000 residents have been evacuated from the area around the Galeras volcano in southern Colombia, which erupted Wednesday. The Colombian Red Cross, which warned of the high  Full Article »

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Aug 25, 2010 Ξ Comments Off

Galeras volcano on red alert, 2nd eruption expected

posted by Kirsten Begg

Colombia’s Institute of Mining and Geology (Ingeominas) issued a red alert warning that a second eruption of the Galeras volcano is imminent, after it erupted around 4AM Wednesday. Diego Gomez from  Full Article »

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Feb 10, 2010 Ξ Comments Off

Galeras volcano warning goes from red to yellow alert

posted by Camilla Pease-Watkin

Since the eruption of the Galeras volcano in southern Colombia at the end of last year experts have reduced risk warnings for the area from red to yellow alert, reported  Full Article »

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Nov 3, 2009 Ξ Comments Off

9,000 at risk from Galeras and Huila volcanos

posted by Kirsten Begg

Around 9,000 people living in the risk zones of the Galeras and Huila volcanoes have ignored orders to evacuate the vicinity, national emergency services warned on Tuesday. Both volcanoes are  Full Article »

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Sep 30, 2009 Ξ Comments Off

Red alert in southern Colombia after eruption Galeras volcano

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Authorities issued a red alert in the southern Colombian department of Pasto Wednesday after an eruption of the local Galeras volcano. According to local vulcanologists, the volcano erupted at 9:14AM.  Full Article »