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Satellite image of Tungurahua volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Satellite image of Tungurahua volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Tungurahua volcan
stratovolcan 5023 m (16,479 ft)
Équateur, -1.47°S / -78.44°W

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Eruptions du volcan Tungurahua:
1534, 1557, 1640(?), 1641, 1644(?), 1646(?), 1757(?), 1773, 1776, 1777(?), 1781(?), 1857, 1885(?), 1886-88, 1900(?), 1916-25, 1944, 2000- (en cours)
Style éruptif tipique:
explosif
Derniers séismes proches

Tungurahua volcano news & eruption updates:

Friday, Apr 18, 2014
Explosion at Tungurahua last night
Explosion at Tungurahua last night
Current seismic signal at Tungurahua (RETU station, IGPEN)
Current seismic signal at Tungurahua (RETU station, IGPEN)
Activity at the volcano remains high with intermittent small to moderate explosions and ash emissions. Plumes of steam and various amounts of ash have been rising up to 3 km above the summit and drifting into westerly directions. Light ash fall occurred in Bilbao, Cusua, Choglontus, and Manzano. ...plus
Thursday, Apr 17, 2014
Since the major explosion on 14 April, activity at the volcano has been characterized by several smaller and moderate explosions and near-constant steam and ash emissions that mainly drifted west and SW. ...plus [lire toutes]
Tuesday, Apr 15, 2014
After 2 days of relative calm, a powerful and extremely loud vulcanian (vent-clearing) explosion occurred yesterday morning around 08:30 local time. An ash plume rose approx. 5 km above the summit, but more impressive was the explosion sound and its shock wave. ...plus [lire toutes]
Monday, Apr 14, 2014
Explosion at Tungurahua volcano this afternoon
Explosion at Tungurahua volcano this afternoon
Activity decreased during 12 April, but has quickly picked up again. The volcano continues to show intermittent small to moderate vulcanian explosions with ash emissions of up to 3 km above the crater, accompanied by loud detonations and shock waves. In addition, strombolian activity were reported by the observatory. ...plus [lire toutes]
Saturday, Apr 12, 2014
The new lava flow observed on April 10 at 22:03 (Source: P. Ramón OVT / IG)
The new lava flow observed on April 10 at 22:03 (Source: P. Ramón OVT / IG)
The first photograph of the lava flow on 10 April at 16:41 local time (Source: P. Ramón OVT/IG)
The first photograph of the lava flow on 10 April at 16:41 local time (Source: P. Ramón OVT/IG)
A lava flow descended from the volcano's summit crater cn the upper NW flank between 10-11 April. The flow likely appeared early of 10 April, it appearance was documented on both visual and infrared photos and corresponds to a tremor signal detected by the observatory. ...plus
Thursday, Apr 10, 2014
Strombolian activity at Tungurahua last evening (photo courtesy: Bastien Poux)
Strombolian activity at Tungurahua last evening (photo courtesy: Bastien Poux)
An explosion occurred yesterday morning at 02:28 local time and was followed by a new phase of lava fountaining and strombolian explosions accompanied by continuous tremor. The detonation sounds were heard like cannon-shots in all directions away from the volcano including the city of Ambato and the volcano observatory. Incandescent material descended the flanks up to 2 km distance. Ash falls were reported in the towns of Manzano and Cahuají Choglontús. ...plus [lire toutes]
Wednesday, Apr 09, 2014
Tungurahua volcano emitting an ash plume this morning
Tungurahua volcano emitting an ash plume this morning
Smaller explosions and moderate ash emissions continue at the volcano. ...plus
Saturday, Apr 05, 2014
Strombolian activity at Tungurahua volcano observed during the early morning of April 5, 2014. Source : F. Vásconez - OVT / IGEPN
Strombolian activity at Tungurahua volcano observed during the early morning of April 5, 2014. Source : F. Vásconez - OVT / IGEPN
View of the volcano this evening - steam and ash column is rising from the crater at the top (IGPEN webcam)
View of the volcano this evening - steam and ash column is rising from the crater at the top (IGPEN webcam)
The violent vent-clearing explosion on Friday evening has been followed by mild to moderate near-continuous strombolian activity. ...plus [lire toutes]
Eruption of Tungurahua on 4 April 18:10 (F. Vásconez - OVT/IGEPN)
Eruption of Tungurahua on 4 April 18:10 (F. Vásconez - OVT/IGEPN)
Current seismic signal from Tungurahua (RETU station, IG)
Current seismic signal from Tungurahua (RETU station, IG)
The volcano entered a new vigorous eruptive phase yesterday evening. A moderately strong vulcanian explosion occurred at 18:10 (local time) and produced an eruption column rising several kilometers as well as small pyroclastic flows on the cone. ...plus [lire toutes]
Thursday, Apr 03, 2014
Current seismic signal from Tungurahua (RETU station, IG)
Current seismic signal from Tungurahua (RETU station, IG)
The volcano continues to be restless with moderate seismic activity. Short emissions occurred occasionally during the past days, but most of them were inferred by seismic signals and could not be observed directly due to cloud cover. ...plus

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