Cuicocha volcano (Ecuador) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 10 October-16 October 2018 (New Activity / Unrest)
IG reported that, after an earthquake swarm consisting of 62 volcano-tectonic events during 2-3 October, seismicity at Cuicocha returned to background levels on 4 October. Carbon dioxide levels were normal, and deformation data did not show any anomalies.
Wed, 10 Oct 2018, 06:0006:00 AM | BY: VN
Source: Instituto Geofísico-Escuela Politécnica Nacional (IG)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2018. Report on Cuicocha. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 10 October-16 October 2018. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
Thu, 4 Oct 2018, 20:33
The geophysical institute of Ecuador reports that seismicity at Cuicocha caldera has increased. 60 earthquakes, up to a magnitude of 2.5 have been recorded in the last two days. All are of the volcano-tectonic (VT) type, meaning they are caused by rocks breaking. The significance of this activity remains to be seen, but as it stands there is no concern; the volcano last erupted about 1,370 years ago; much more intense activity would be expected before any eruption. ... Read all
Wed, 3 Oct 2018, 06:00
Cuicocha volcano (Ecuador) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 3 October-9 October 2018 (New Activity / Unrest)
IG reported an increase in seismic activity at Cuicocha during 2-3 October, characterized by a total of 60 volcano-tectonic events recorded at the time of the report posting. The largest of these events, a M 2.5 at 1058 on 2 October, was reportedly slightly felt by a resident of Quiroga. ... Read all