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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: relatively calm

Wednesday Sep 12, 2012 10:05 AM | BY: T

Current seismic signal from RETU station (IG)
Current seismic signal from RETU station (IG)
The volcano remains relatively quiet, but direct observations are difficult to cloud cover. The seismic signal is low with some weak tremor pulses.
Previous news
Current seismogram (PAT1 station, IG)
Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012
Volcanic earthquakes and weak intermittent tremor occur at Tungurahua volcano. There were no recent explosions. [more]
Monday, Sep 10, 2012
While seismic activity remains moderate with some volcanic tremor present, there is currently only steaming from the volcano. [more]
Current seismic signal from RETU station (IG)
Saturday, Sep 08, 2012
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. [more]
Thursday, Sep 06, 2012
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. ... [more]
Seismic signal from RETU station on 4 Sep (IG)
Wednesday, Sep 05, 2012
Weak explosions with ash emissions have resumed at the volcano. The last one was reported at 23h36 (GMT) last night. [more]

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