Volcano Name:Ruiz, Nevado del Smithsonian Inst ID (SI_VNUM): 351020
Alternate Name:
Alto de Santano
Alto de la Laguna
Alto la Pirana
Arenas
La Olleta
Nevado el Cisne
Paramo de Ruiz
Volcano Type:Stratovolcano(es)
Latitude: 4.8952777780
Longitude: -75.3225000000
Region:South America Sub Region:Colombia
Date Entered:02/05/2012
 
Eruption Details
Eruption Start Date:9 /3 /1595 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Historical records
Eruption Date Quality:High quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.064 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.200 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.200 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date:1360 Date Error:170
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
C14 Date: 600 C14 Date Error:
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.068 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.100 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.200 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date:-206 Date Error:151
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
C14 Date: 2150 C14 Date Error: 100
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.068 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.200 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.200 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date:-850 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Tephrochronology
Eruption Date Quality:Low quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 1.200 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 3.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.500 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Eruption Start Date:160000 BP Date Error:70000
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:K Ar
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.420 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 1.000 (Literature)
Ignimbrite DRE Volume (km3): > 0.420 (Calculated)
Ignimbrite Deposit Volume : > 1.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Calculated)
Magma: Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Dacite
Eruption Start Date:200000 BP Date Error:70000
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:K Ar
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.420 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 1.000 (Literature)
Ignimbrite DRE Volume (km3): > 0.420 (Calculated)
Ignimbrite Deposit Volume : > 1.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Magma: Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Dacite
Eruption Start Date:900000 BP Date Error:100000
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Stratigraphy
Eruption Date Quality:Low quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.040 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 0.100 (Assumed)
Magnitude : >= 4.000 (Assumed)
Maximum VEI : >= 4.000 (Assumed)
Magma: Not Available
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:

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