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Satellite image of Tungurahua volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Satellite image of Tungurahua volcano by (c) Google Earth View
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 31, 2012 10:05 AM | BY: T

Current seismic signal from RETU station (IG)
Current seismic signal from RETU station (IG)
Tremor remains at fluctuating moderate levels. Bad weather prevents visual observation of steam and possible ash emissions and explosions.
Previous news

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2012
A rising tremor signal suggests ongoing ash emissions and small explosions, but bad weather prevents observations. The recent moderate rain falls have fortunately not caused lahars, IG mentions. [more]
Spectrogram of current seismic signal showing rising tremor (PAT1 station, IG)
Tuesday, Aug 28, 2012
At the time of writing, a strongly rising tremor signal is visible, possibly associated with new explosions and ash emissions. ... [more]
Map of the areas recently affected by ash fall
Sunday, Aug 26, 2012
The Instituto Geofísico published a very informative and detailed summary of the current eruption of Tungurahua: ... [more]
Current seismic signal from RETU station (IG)
Saturday, Aug 25, 2012
Activity has further calmed down over the past day. Only small explosions occurred and the maximum height of the steam and ash plume above the volcano has decreased to 2 km. ... [more]
Spectrogram of current seismic signal showing tremor (RETU station, IG)
Friday, Aug 24, 2012
Activity remains at similar moderate levels as yesterday. Explosions every few hours are accompanied by strong cannon-shot noises and eject glowing bombs to up to 500 m height. Steam and ash plumes rise up to 4 km above the crater. Light ash fall was reported to the W and NW in the sectors of Chacauco, Cotaló and El ... [more]

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