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Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador) activity update

Tue, 15 Oct 2013, 14:27
14:27 PM | BY: T
IGPEN reports no significant changes in the ongoing eruption, dominated by strombolian activity. Glowing blocks were seen rolling down for 1 km from the crater and there were sporadic cannon-shot explosions. A steam and ash plume rose to up to approx. 2 km height above the crater and caused ash fall in the areas of Mocha, Quero, Tisaleo and (a bit) in Mandur.

Previous news

Mon, 14 Oct 2013, 13:50
This morning's seismic signal from Tungurahua (RETU station, IGPEN)
Continuous strombolian eruptions of fluctuating intensity are observed. This and the presence of a relatively large SO2 plume indicate that the volcano currently has an open conduit allowing fresh magma from deeper storage areas to rise quickly. ... Read all
Sun, 13 Oct 2013, 07:09
Activity has been comparably mild with strombolian explosions of varying size, steam and ash emissions causing some ash fall in nearby areas. ... Read all
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