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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), eruption update: strong ash explosions

Wednesday Dec 22, 2010 08:00 AM |

Tunguarahua continues to be very active. Frequent explosions produce ash plumes rising several kilometers, causig ash fall in the surrounding villages.
Previous news
Sunday, Jun 13, 2010
Since yesterday, the intensity and frequency of explosions as well as seismicity from Tungurahua volcano has been decreasing, the Geophysical Insitute of Ecuador reports. [more]
Thursday, Jun 03, 2010
Tungurahua continues to produce violen explosions with ash plumes rising to 7-9 km. ... [more]
Saturday, May 29, 2010
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]
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2009
In the time of 24 February to 3rd March strong eruptions & explosions were reported, that threw out ash to altitudes of 10 km and blocks were rolling down the volcano. [more]
Thursday, Jan 15, 2009
It was reported that during 7-12 January there were visible steam-and-ash plumes from Tungurahua, ash fell within 8 km and roaring, explosions, and "cannon shot" noises were reported. Also incandescence blocks were ejected from the crater and rolled down the flanks. [more]

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