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Satellite image of Tungurahua volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Stratovolcano 5023 m (16,479 ft)
Ecuador, -1.47°S / -78.44°W
: 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 (?)
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Tungurahua volcano news & eruption updates:
Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador) activity update
Tue, 11 Sep 2012, 10:05
10:05 AM | BY: T
Current seismogram (PAT1 station, IG)
Volcanic earthquakes and weak intermittent tremor occur at Tungurahua volcano. There were no recent explosions.
While seismic activity remains moderate with some volcanic tremor present, there is currently only steaming from the volcano. ... read all
The volcano produces a constant steam plume, but there were no recent explosions or reports of ash emissions. The tremor is low at the moment. ... read all
IG reported that during 29 August-4 September visual observations of Tungurahua were often limited due to cloud cover. Moderate seismicity was detected during 29-30 August and a few earthquakes were felt by residents. On 30 August steam plumes with low ash content rose 500 m above the crater and drifted W. ... read all
Weak explosions with ash emissions have resumed at the volcano. The last one was reported at 23h36 (GMT) last night. ... read all
From noon on Saturday, September 1, 2012, there was an increase in the number of earthquakes associated with the movement of fluids inside the volcano. These earthquakes are long period events of small energy mainly registered by the station located in the northwestern flank of the volcano. The highest value corresponds to 532 long period events recorded between 2 and 3 September. Larger explosions were not generated. ... read all
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