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Satellite image of Tungurahua volcano by (c) Google Earth View
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Tungurahua volcano
Stratovolcano 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 eruptions:
1534, 1557, 1640(?), 1641, 1644(?), 1646(?), 1757(?), 1773, 1776, 1777(?), 1781(?), 1857, 1885(?), 1886-88, 1900(?), 1916-25, 1944, 2000 - 2016, 2017 (?)
Typical eruption style:
Explosive.
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Tungurahua volcano news & eruption updates:

Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador) activity update

Friday Aug 10, 2012 08:46 AM | BY: T

Seismic signal from RETU station on 10 Aug (IG)
Seismic signal from RETU station on 10 Aug (IG)
The volcano has moderately strong seismic activity with phases of tremor frequently visible, related to fluid movements. No reports of recent explosions. Direct observations have been difficult due to bad weather.
Previous news
Seismic signal from RETU station (IG) late on 8 Aug
Thursday, Aug 09, 2012
An increase in seismicity can be observed at Tungurahua, but so far, no major explosions have occurred recently and the volcano is primarily steaming. ... [more]
Wednesday, Aug 08, 2012
During 1-5 August visual observations of Tungurahua were limited due to cloud cover. A small steam plume rose from the crater on 3 August and drifted W. ... [more]
Seismic signal from RETU station (IG)
Tuesday, Aug 07, 2012
Activity remains generally at relatively low levels. Few small to moderate explosions (about 3-5 per day) and weak steam and ash venting continue at Tungurahua. The last reported ash cloud altitude was at 18,000 ft (4.5 km) from an explosion on 6 Aug. ... [more]
Seismic signal from RETU station (IG)
Tuesday, Aug 07, 2012
Activity remains generally at relatively low levels. Few small to moderate explosions (about 3-5 per day) and weak steam and ash venting continue at Tungurahua. The last reported ash cloud altitude was at 18,000 ft (4.5 km) from an explosion on 6 Aug. ... [more]
Seismic recording from Tungurahua (31 July) (IG)
Wednesday, Aug 01, 2012
Tungurahua has moderate seismic activity with a weak tremor signal. A small emission was registered at 01:59 local time yesterday. Mostly the volcano is covered in clouds. [more]

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