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

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Ruiz, Nevado del can have a low humanitarian impact based on the exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID VO 1000043
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 PEI: 5
Inserted at: 04 Apr 2022 05:25 UTC

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (31), (2), INGV (2), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),