Bogota, Columbia Volcano erupts, 8,000 flee 8,000 people fleed as a Bogota, Columbia volcano erupted violently today. It is estimated that it spewed ashes 5 miles into the air. The volcano is the Galeras volcano, located in southwestern Columbia. For more information on this, visit Aol.com, or Google Search it. ********** Interesting, I really didn't know they have volcanoes in Columbia until recently. Luckily, there were no reports of deaths or serious injuries so that is a good sign.