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Stratovulkaan 5023 m (16,479 ft)
Ecuador, -1.47°S / -78.44°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Tungurahua volcano news & eruption updates:

Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador): increased activity with constant ash emission and strong tremor

Tuesday Aug 14, 2012 14:56 PM | DOOR: T

SO2 pluim van Tungurahua (NOAA)
SO2 pluim van Tungurahua (NOAA)
Actuele tremor signaal van Tungurahua (IG)
Actuele tremor signaal van Tungurahua (IG)
Increasing seismic activity from Tungurahua, RETU station, first half of today (IG)
Increasing seismic activity from Tungurahua, RETU station, first half of today (IG)
An important increase of Tungurahua's activity can be seen on online data. VAAC Washington reports an ash plume at 20,000 ft (6 km) altitude moving WNW, and a strong SO2 plume is visible on satellite imagery.
The tremor signal from Tungurahua increased strongly over night and suggests a phase of elevated activity going on.
Vorig nieuws
Monday, Aug 13, 2012
The volcano continues to emit a steam plume with small amounts of ash, and has occasional small to moderate explosions accompanied by gunshot sounds heard around the volcano. [meer...]
Huidige seismische signaal van Tungurahua met frequente explosies gepaard gaan met tremor (retu station, IG)
Sunday, Aug 12, 2012
Tungurahua's activity remains at moderate levels, and produces explosions with gunshot sounds heard around the volcano. Ash reaches elevations of 5-6 km and ash fell in the Chacauco sector. (IG) [meer...]
Seismische signaal van Tungurahua op 10 augustus (IG)
Saturday, Aug 11, 2012
Tungurahua's activity has the volcano was elevated yesterday and considered as "moderate" by Instituto Geofisico (IG), who noted that there was a change in seismic activity, represented by the presence of tremor signal corresponding to steam and ash emissions and a small explosion. ... [meer...]
Seismische signaal van retu station op 10 aug (IG)
Friday, Aug 10, 2012
The volcano has moderately strong seismic activity with phases of tremor frequently visible, related to fluid movements. No reports of recent explosions. Direct observations have been difficult due to bad weather. [meer...]
Seismische signaal van RETU station (IG) laat op 8 Aug
Thursday, Aug 09, 2012
An increase in seismicity can be observed at Tungurahua, but so far, no major explosions have occurred recently and the volcano is primarily steaming. ... [meer...]

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