Satellite image of Tungurahua volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Stratovolcano 5023 m (16,479 ft)
Ecuador, -1.47°S / -78.44°W
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Tungurahua volcano eruptions:
1534, 1557, 1640(?), 1641, 1644(?), 1646(?), 1757(?), 1773, 1776, 1777(?), 1781(?), 1857, 1885(?), 1886-88, 1900(?), 1916-25, 1944, 2000-14
Typical eruption style:
Last earthquakes nearby
Mon, 4 May 00:12
Explosion at Tungurahua on 27 April 2015 (IGEPN)
Intermittent small explosions and ash emissions continue to occur from the volcano. However, its overall activity has been decreasing during the past weeks and the scenario of a larger eruption, which had been expected in early April, has been becoming more unlikely now. ...more
Mon, 20 Apr 11:30
Steam and ash plume from Tungurahua this morning
Over the past week, activity has remained at moderate levels with small to medium-sized ash emissions, but no larger explosions so far. The largest occurred on the afternoon of 15 April, when ash plumes rose to up to 3 km above the volcano.
Mon, 13 Apr 09:32
Ash emission at Tungurahua on 10 April
Intermittent mild explosive activity with ash emissions continues at the volcano. ...more
Wed, 8 Apr 10:38
Ash emission from Tungurahua on 6 April 2015 (IGPEN)
The volcano entered a phase of increasing activity again. New ash emissions, tremor episodes and increased SO2 output occurred during the past days and suggest that a new pulse of magma is on its way. This could lead to a new, possibly intense eruptive phase in the near future. ...more
Wed, 4 Mar 16:07
Steam plume from Tungurahua volcano
A new phase of activity has started at the volcano. So far, surface activity has been low, with minor explosions and steaming, but it is likely that this activity will increase in the near future. ...more
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