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Stratovulkaan 5023 m (16,479 ft)
Ecuador, -1.47°S / -78.44°W
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Tungurahua volcano news & eruption updates:
Tungurahua vulkaan (Ecuador) activiteit update: sterke tremor, stoom en as ontluchting
Friday Aug 17, 2012 10:05 AM | DOOR: T
Tremor stroomsignaal van het RETU station (IG)
A constant strong tremor signal is visible and the volcano is producing a strong steam plume with intermittent but still small ash explosions. VAAC Washington warns about ash at 20,000 ft, although is not able to identify it on satellite imagery.
Thursday, Aug 16, 2012
Tungurahua blijft produceren luide explosies en matig sterke as ontluchting die ashfall veroorzaken op de omliggende gemeenschappen. Tremor is hoog en lijkt toe te nemen. ...
Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012
The Geophysical Institute of Ecuador (IG) has posted a special report summarizing the recently increased activity of Tungurahua volcano: ...
Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012
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. ...
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.
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)
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