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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) activity update

Thursday Sep 25, 2014 20:52 PM | DOOR: T

Activity at the volcano remains at moderate to high levels, consisting of strombolian and small vulcanian explosions. During the past week, ash plumes have been rising 2-3 km above the volcano.+
from the Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 17 September-23 September 2014:
On 18 September ash plumes rose 2 km and drifted mainly NW. Ashfall was reported in Cusúa (8 km NW), Mocha (25 km W), and Chacauco (NW), and windows vibrated at the Tungurahua Observatory (OVT) in Guadalupe (14 km N). An ash plume rose 2 km and drifted NW on 19 September.
At night crater incandescence was noted and windows vibrated. A steam plume rose 2 km and drifted W and NW on 20 September, and ashfall was reported in Runtún (6 km NNE). On 21 September ash plumes rose 2.5 km and drifted NW; ashfall was reported in Manzano (8 km SW), Choglontus (13 km WSW), Bilbao (8 km W), Cusúa, Coltaló, and Motilones. Steam-and-ash plumes rose 2.5 km on 22 September and drifted W to NW. Ash fell in Cevallos, Quero, Mocha, and Tizaleo.
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Volgorde van uitbarstingen met pyroclastische stromen op Tungurahua (foto G. Viracucha Overurentar/IG's)
Sunday, Aug 31, 2014
Een reeks van kleine pyroclastische stromen voorgedaan gisteravond, IGEPN gemeld in haar nieuwste speciale bulletin. ... [meer...]
Sunday, Aug 24, 2014
Intermitterende explosieve activiteit van bescheiden omvang blijft op de vulkaan. Een as emissie vliegniveau 280, d.w.z. 28.000 ft (8 km) hoogte en drifting werd west vandaag gemeld. [meer...]
Small eruption at Tungurahua this morning (IGEPN webcam)
Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014
De vulkaan activiteit blijft matig met frequente kleine tot middelgrote formaat Stromboli - aan vulkanische-type explosies. ... [meer...]
Strombolian activity at Tungurahua yesterday morning (IGEPN)
Monday, Aug 04, 2014
Activiteit blijven stijgen op de vulkaan als nieuwe magma blijft om te komen tot de top. Sinds de eerste as uitstoot een week geleden, hebben meer en sterkere explosies, evenals fasen van continue as en gas emissies en mildere Stromboli activiteit plaatsgevonden. ... [meer...]
Ash emission of Tungurahua volcano last Sunday (photo: P. Espín OVT/IG-EPN)
Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014
Na meer dan 2 maanden van rust, de vulkaan is waarschijnlijk ongeveer te voeren een nieuwe uitbarstingen fase, een speciale bulletin van Ecuadors Geophysical Institute (IGPEN) informeert. ... [meer...]

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