Tungurahua volcano news & eruption updates:
Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador) activity update: ash venting and intermittent explosions, plumes up to 2.5 km above crater, ash fall
IG reported that during 23-24 May gas-and-ash plumes from Tungurahua drifted SW, W, and NW. Ashfall was reported in Mapayacu (SW), Puela (8 km SW), Manzano (8 km SW), Cahuají (8 km SW), and Riobamba (30 km S).
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An explosion detected on 25 May was accompanied by roaring and sounds resembling rolling blocks. An ash plume rose 2.5 km above the crater and drifted NW. A steam-and-gas plume rose 200 m and drifted W.
Ashfall was reported in Manzano and Choglontus (SW) on 29 May.
Thu, 24 May 2012, 09:38
Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador) activity update: steam and ash venting, occasional explosions causing ash fall, lahars
On 16 May a steam-and-gas plume drifted W and lahars descended the W flank. On 18 May ashfall was reported in Manzano (8 km SW), Choglontus (SW), Chontapamba (W), Yuibug, Puela (8 km SW), and high in the Mapayacu drainage (SW). ... Lees alle
Thu, 17 May 2012, 10:05
IG reported that during 9-15 May visual observations of Tungurahua were often limited due to cloud cover. ... Lees alle
Tue, 8 May 2012, 10:05
Explosions were heard in Baños on 2 May and ashfall was reported in Pillate (7 km W) the next day. ... Lees alle
Tue, 1 May 2012, 10:05
Tungurahua volcano had an eruption on 30 April, producing an ash and steam column rising 3 km above the crater. The eruption was accompanied by volcanic earthquakes and tremor, and caused ash fall in nearby communities. A lahar warning was issued as well. ... Lees alle