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Ash plume from Ubinas volcano this afternoon
Friday, Nov 13, 2015
Another small explosion occurred this afternoon at the volcano, similar to the event a week ago. An ash plume rose approx. 500 m above the crater and quickly dissipated. [more]
Explosion at Ubinas volcano last evening
Friday, Nov 06, 2015
A small explosive eruption occurred last evening, producing an ash plume that rose approx. 1 km above the crater and quickly dissipated. Seismic activity at the volcano remains low, according to the corresponding bulletin of Buenos Aires VAAC. [more]

Ubinas volcano

Stratovolcano 5672 m (18,609 ft)
Peru, -16.36°S / -70.9°W
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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Last update: 13 Nov 2015
Typical eruption style: Explosive
Ubinas volcano eruptions: 2014-ongoing, 2009-2010, 2006-08, 1969, 1956, 1951, 1937, 1907, 1906, 1869, 1867, 1865, 1862, 1830, 1826(?), 1784, 1677, 1662, 1600, 1550 ± 50y No recent earthquakes
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Ubinas is Peru's most active volcano. A small, 1.4-km-wide caldera cuts the top of the volcano. The steep-walled, 150-m-deep summit caldera contains an ash cone with a 500-m-wide and 200 m deep crater Debris-avalanche deposits from the collapse of the SE flank of Ubinas about 3700 years ago extend 10 km from the volcano. Widespread plinian pumice-fall deposits from Ubinas include one of Holocene age about 1000 years ago. Holocene lava flows are visible on the volcano's flanks, but historical activity, documented since the 16th century, has consisted of intermittent minor-to-moderate explosive eruptions.
Source: abbreviated from Global Volcanism Program information on Ubinas


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