Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Ruiz, Nevado del
in Colombia

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Ruiz, Nevado del is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Name: Ruiz, Nevado del
Lat/Lon: 4.892 , -75.324
Event Date: 04 Apr 2022 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: About 510000 people within 30km
Exposed Population 100km: About 4350000 people within 100km
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI: 4
Population exposure index: 5
Inserted at: 04 Apr 2022 05:25 UTC

GDACS Score

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Historical Timeline


Volcano Timeline

IDGDACS alert colorDateEruption DetailsSource
1 04 Apr 2022 07:25 WASHINGTON

Exposed population

Affected Provinces

Critical infrastructure

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Tsunami impact

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Tsunami affected locations


Initial conditions

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