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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.
Last earthquakes nearby
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Tungurahua volcano news & eruption updates:

latest (2017) ... | Jan-Feb 2012 | 2011 | | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | archive
Wed, 22 Dec 2010, 08:00
Tunguarahua continues to be very active. Frequent explosions produce ash plumes rising several kilometers, causig ash fall in the surrounding villages.
Sun, 13 Jun 2010, 16:13
Since yesterday, the intensity and frequency of explosions as well as seismicity from Tungurahua volcano has been decreasing, the Geophysical Insitute of Ecuador reports.
Thu, 3 Jun 2010, 05:41
Tungurahua continues to produce violen explosions with ash plumes rising to 7-9 km. ...more [read all]
Sat, 29 May 2010, 15:19
Tungurahua volcano erupted violently on 08h47 local time on May 28, 2010, producing an vulcanian-style ash plume rising about 10 km above the crater and drifting SW until the Gulf of Guayaquil. The flanks of the volcano were showered with incandescent bombs, and ballistic projectiles fell into inhabited areas such as Chonglontus, Manzano and Yuibug on the W and SW slopes. ...more [read all]
latest (2017) ... | Jan-Feb 2012 | 2011 | | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | archive

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