Get our newsletter!
: "One of the most eye-catching guides to the world’s volcanoes ever published.
: Our professional team of volcanologists and photographers offers unique travel opportunities: volcano expeditions, photo tours, and relaxed walking & study tours.
The Volcano Adventure Guide
: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
stratovolcano 4784 m / 15,695 feet
Ecuador, -0.17°S / -78.6°WCurrent status
(2 out of 5)Guagua Pichincha webcams / live data
| ReportsGuagua Pichincha volcano booksGuagua Pichincha volcano eruptions:
2009(?), 2008(?), 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 1998-2000, 1997, 1993, 1990, 1985, 1981-82, 1881, 1869, 1969, 1868, 1968, 1831, 1830, 1660, 1582-98, 1580(?), 1577(?), 1575, 1566, 1560(?), 1539(?), 1538(?), 1535(?), 1534(?), 1533(?)Typical eruption style:
explosiveLast earthquakes nearbyLatest satellite images
Guagua Pichincha volcano news & activity updates:
Mon, 20 Apr 2015, 10:25
Earthquakes under Guagua Pichincha volcano in 2015 so far (IGEPN)
Earthquake swarms have been detected under the volcano recently. They could be early indicators of new activity in the medium-term future (weeks to months).
Fri, 8 Feb 2008, 21:58
There have been reported strong phreatic explosions at Guagua Pichincha volcano on February 1st. There was a increase in activity in the last weeks and it is recommended to stay away from the volcano. ...more
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
Best tours to see lava
: Visiting an erupting volcano is an unforgettable experience. If you're particularly looking to see "Red Hot Lava", these are among the best places to go to.
Etna's steam rings
: A collection of fantastic vortex rings ("smoke rings") we observed recently on Etna.