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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): ash emissions

Sunday Jul 05, 2015 10:31 AM | BY: T

Ash emissions from Tungurahua on 3 July
Ash emissions from Tungurahua on 3 July
New ash explosions took place at the volcano the day before yesterday (3 July), generating a plume that rose approx. 1 km above the summit and caused light ash fall on the western slope.
This was the first significant activity since the weak eruptive episode in April.
IGEPN reported moderate internal activity and does not exclude that more vigorous eruptions might follow in the near future.
Previous news
Explosion at Tungurahua on 27 April 2015 (IGEPN)
Sunday, May 03, 2015
Intermittent small explosions and ash emissions continue to occur from the volcano. However, its overall activity has been decreasing during the past weeks and the scenario of a larger eruption, which had been expected in early April, has been becoming more unlikely now. ... [more]
Steam and ash plume from Tungurahua this morning
Monday, Apr 20, 2015
Over the past week, activity has remained at moderate levels with small to medium-sized ash emissions, but no larger explosions so far. The largest occurred on the afternoon of 15 April, when ash plumes rose to up to 3 km above the volcano. [more]
Ash emission at Tungurahua on 10 April
Monday, Apr 13, 2015
Intermittent mild explosive activity with ash emissions continues at the volcano. ... [more]
Ash emission from Tungurahua on 6 April 2015 (IGPEN)
Wednesday, Apr 08, 2015
The volcano entered a phase of increasing activity again. New ash emissions, tremor episodes and increased SO2 output occurred during the past days and suggest that a new pulse of magma is on its way. This could lead to a new, possibly intense eruptive phase in the near future. ... [more]
Steam plume from Tungurahua volcano
Wednesday, Mar 04, 2015
A new phase of activity has started at the volcano. So far, surface activity has been low, with minor explosions and steaming, but it is likely that this activity will increase in the near future. ... [more]

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