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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 volcano (Ecuador): activity calms down

Thursday May 16, 2013 09:22 AM | DOOR: T

Current seismic recording at Tungurahua (RETU station, IGPEN)
Current seismic recording at Tungurahua (RETU station, IGPEN)
The volcano has calmed down a bit compared to the previous week, which is also apparent on recent seismograms. No recent explosions or ash falls were reported.
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Tuesday, May 14, 2013
IGPEN reports ongoing strombolian activity with lava ejected to 200 m above the crater, continuing emissions of steam and ash and occasional strong explosions with roaring sounds that produce ash columns up to 3 km high. Ashfall was reported overnight 12-13 May in the sector of Manzano. [meer...]
Current seismic recording at Tungurahua (RETU station, IGPEN)
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Seismic and surface activity remain moderate with ash emissions and intermittent strong strombolian to vulcanian explosions which sometimes are accompanied by ground vibration and strong shock waves that rattle windows and doors in nearby areas. ... [meer...]
SO2 plume from Tungurahua volcano yesterday (NOAA)
Monday, May 06, 2013
A gradual increase in eruptive activity is evident. Near continuous ash and steam emissions are interrupted by cannon-like explosions that produce ash plumes rising up to 2-3 km height and produce light ash falls in the areas around the volcano. At night, strombolian activity can be seen from the summit. ... [meer...]

Friday, May 03, 2013
Eruptive activity has not changed much. The volcano observatory reported ongoing steam and ash emissions producing a plume oscillating between 1.5-3 km height above the crater and drifting into westerly directions, and occasional small to moderate explosions. Light ash fall occurred in Cevallos and Mocha. Incandescence was visible at the summit. [meer...]
This morning's seismic signal from Tungurahua (RETU station, IG)
Thursday, May 02, 2013
Activity remains at moderate levels. Steam andash emissions produce plumes rising about 2 km from the crater, and occasional stronger explosions with cannon-shot noises can be heard (rarely seen) ejecting blocks that fall onto the outer upper slopes and tumble downhill. ... [meer...]

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