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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:

latest (2017) ... | Aug 2012 | Mar-Jul 2012 | | Jan-Feb 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | archive
Fri, 24 Feb 2012, 11:05
Eruption of Tungurahua volcano on 23 Feb, 2012 at around 18h00 local time (photo courtesy: G. Viracucha - IGEPN)
From about midnight yesterday, 23 February, a decrease in several parameters of the activity of Tungurahua volcano is reported by Ecuador's Instituto Geofísico who closely monitor the volcano. ...more [read all]
Thu, 23 Feb 2012, 06:27
Activity at Tungurahua continues with increased level of seismic activity, visible glow at the crater and occasional ash eruptions.
Thu, 23 Feb 2012, 06:25
Activity at Tungurahua continues with increased level of seismic activity. Episodes of constant harmonic tremor were detected on 16 and 22 February. Steam and ash emissions were noted on 17-18 and 21 February rising to6 km (19, 500 ft) altitude a.s.l. Glow from the crater is visible at night.
Tue, 7 Feb 2012, 00:01
IG reported an explosion of Tungurahua on 4 February with an explosion that produced roaring heard 14 km NW in Palitahua and Guadalupe. On 4 February an ash plume rose to altitudes of 7-8 km above the crater and drifted NE; lapilli fall was reported in Baños (9 km N), Pillate (7 km W), and Juive (7 km NNW). IG staff aboard a commercial flight on 4 February observed an ash plume that rose to an altitude of 1 km above the crater and drifted W. Ashfall and roaring noises were reported in Baños, Pillate, Juive, Pondoa (8 km N), Pelileo ( about 7 km NW), Guadalupe, Cevallos (23 km NW), and Patate (NW). ...more [read all]
Sun, 5 Feb 2012, 00:01
Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador) produced a sudden strong ash explosion yesterday (4 Feb 2012) morning at 05:50 local time, following an increase in seismic activity recorded since around 04:30. The eruption lasted about 5 minutes and produced a plume rising to about 7-8 km altitude and drifting NE and later SE. Ash fall occurred in Baños, Juive, Runtún, Pillate, San Juan and Cotaló. ...more
Thu, 19 Jan 2012, 00:01
IG reported a new episode of activity and increased seismicity from Tungurahua during 11-17 January. On 12 January ashfall was reported in Manzano (8 km SW), Cahuají (8 km SW), and Choglontus (13 km WSW). ...more [read all]
Fri, 13 Jan 2012, 00:01
IG reported a decrease in activity from Tungurahua during 4-10 January. ...more [read all]
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