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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

Wed, 9 Apr 2014, 05:15
05:15 AM | BY: T
Tungurahua volcano emitting an ash plume this morning
Tungurahua volcano emitting an ash plume this morning
Smaller explosions and moderate ash emissions continue at the volcano.
After the larger explosion last Friday had apparently cleared the conduit, magma is able to rise more easily to the summit and produce mild to moderate strombolian activity.
Previous news
Sat, 5 Apr 2014, 12:05
Strombolian activity at Tungurahua volcano observed during the early morning of April 5, 2014. Source : F. Vásconez - OVT / IGEPN
The violent vent-clearing explosion on Friday evening has been followed by mild to moderate near-continuous strombolian activity. ... read all
Sat, 5 Apr 2014, 07:46
Eruption of Tungurahua on 4 April 18:10 (F. Vásconez - OVT/IGEPN)
The volcano entered a new vigorous eruptive phase yesterday evening. A moderately strong vulcanian explosion occurred at 18:10 (local time) and produced an eruption column rising several kilometers as well as small pyroclastic flows on the cone. ... read all
Thu, 3 Apr 2014, 07:09
Current seismic signal from Tungurahua (RETU station, IG)
The volcano continues to be restless with moderate seismic activity. Short emissions occurred occasionally during the past days, but most of them were inferred by seismic signals and could not be observed directly due to cloud cover. read all
Sat, 8 Mar 2014, 08:13
Tungurahua volcano last evening
The volcano could be entering another eruptive phase in the near future, the latest report of IGPEN suggests. After a relatively calm week, a number of small to moderate explosions occurred again during 5-6 March. ... read all
Wed, 5 Mar 2014, 18:10
Activity has decreased at the volcano. IGPEN characterizes it still as moderate, but there have been no new significant explosions. ... read all

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