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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:

Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador) activity update activity update: steaming

Fri, 13 Jan 2012, 00:01
00:01 AM | BY: T
IG reported a decrease in activity from Tungurahua during 4-10 January.
On 4 January steam plumes rose as high as 500 m above the crater and drifted W. Additional steam plumes observed on 8 January also drifted W.
(USGS / Smithsonian Weekly Activity report 3-10 Jan 2012)
Previous news
Mon, 19 Dec 2011, 19:15
Tungurahua volcano's activity has calmed down. Since 9 December, its activity has consisted only of steaming. No larger explosions or pyroclastic flows have been observed, the Ecuadorian Geohpysical Institute reports in its latest bulletin. Gas measurements show a significant decrease in SO2 emission and deformation shows no indication of new magma rising in the conduit. ... read all
Sun, 4 Dec 2011, 08:07
After a few days with constant, but minor ash emission, the intensity of Tungurahua's eruption has increased during the night between Friday and Saturday (2-3 Dec), IGEPN from Quito reports. ... read all
Tue, 29 Nov 2011, 21:37
Tungurahua, Equador´s most active volcano and one of its most dangerous ones, has started a new eruption. Hundreds of people living in nearby villages have been evacuated. ... read all
Thu, 26 May 2011, 07:29
Strong explosive activity continues at Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador, producing ash plumes of 1-3 km height, and causing significant ashfall in nearby areas and as far as 31 km downwind to the NW. ... read all
Mon, 2 May 2011, 19:28
Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador has entered a phase of intense eruptions, producing ash clouds of more than 3 km height and showering the upper slopes of the volcano with incandescent bombs. Significant ash fall is occurring in the downwind areas of the volcano, and an exclusion zone has been established around the volcano. ... read all

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