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Tungurahua vulkaan
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 vulkaanuitbarstingen:
1534, 1557, 1640(?), 1641, 1644(?), 1646(?), 1757(?), 1773, 1776, 1777(?), 1781(?), 1857, 1885(?), 1886-88, 1900(?), 1916-25, 1944, 2000 - 2016, 2017 (?)
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Tungurahua volcano news & eruption updates:

Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador) activity update

Wednesday Jul 24, 2013 02:09 AM | DOOR: T

Activity remains high. The volcano produces intermittent explosions and near continuous strombolian explosions and ash emissions that produce an eruption column reaching up to 1.5 km above the crater. Easterly winds drift the ash mainly to the west and SE, where light ash fall occurred in Cahuají and Choglontus.
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Strombolian activity from Tungurahua in the night of 19 July (photo P. Ramón - OVT/IGEPN)
Monday, Jul 22, 2013
An increase of activity occurred yesterday. IGPEN recorded 3 strong pulses of volcanic tremor since midnight 20-21 July (local time), which were accompanied by strombolian activity and strong explosions that produced loud roars, heavy gunfire sounds, and vibrations that rattled floors, windows and doors of houses in areas nearby. Some were heard even in the Tungurahua Volcano Observatory (OVT), located 14 km north of the volcano. ... [meer...]
Current seismic recording at Tungurahua (RETU station, IGPEN)
Sunday, Jul 21, 2013
Activity both at the surface and internal remains at moderately high levels. Since the large vent-clearing vulcanian explosion on 14 July, the volcano has been producing strong strombolian activity and near-continuous ash emissions. ... [meer...]
Last night's seismic signal from Tungurahua (RETU station, IGPEN)
Friday, Jul 19, 2013
After the strong vulcanian explosion on 14 July, the volcano calmed down first, but resumed activity on 16 July which has been characterized by ash venting and small to moderate explosions and is continuing. ... [meer...]

Monday, Jul 15, 2013
A large explosive eruption occurred Sunday (14 July) morning, producing a large ash plume that could be seen from Quito (135 km away) and pyroclastic flows. According to Washington VAAC, the ash reached altitudes of 45,000 ft (13 km). The eruption followed a fast build-up of seismic activity, and likely corresponds to a vulcanian-type explosion, where pressure builds up to eject a solid plug that has tapped the vent. Elevated seismic activity had been noted in phases at the volcano during the previous weeks and while not completely unexpected as a potential scenario, the strength of the explosion was a surprise. ... [meer...]
Sunday, Jun 30, 2013
IGPEN reports an increase of seismic activity over the past days which might herald a new phase of activity in the near future. ... [meer...]

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