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Galeras: another explosive eruption 8 June 2009

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A further explosive eruption of the Colombian volcano Galeras is being reported by the INGEOMINAS Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Pasto. There is currently only a very brief bulletin (issued 07:30 local time 8 June 2009) on the Pasto observatory site, as follows:

The Volcanological and Seismological Observatory of Pasto announces that on 8 June 2009 at 06:38 an eruption of explosive character was registered at Galeras volcano.

Consequently, the current activity level for Galeras volcano is Red (I) (eruption imminent or under way).

This eruption comes a little under 24 hours after the explosive eruption of 07:18 local time yesterday. There is no detailed information as yet about today’s eruption.

For all our Galeras coverage: Galeras « The Volcanism Blog.

Information
Global Volcanism Program – Galeras – summary information for Galeras (1501-08=)
Portal Corporativo de INGEOMINAS – Instituto Colombiano de Geología y Minería
Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Pasto – Pasto volcanological observatory main page

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