Tungurahua volcano news & eruption updates:
Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador): intermittent ash emissions
Thursday Oct 08, 2015 11:05 AM | BY: T
IG reported moderate-to-high seismic activity at Tungurahua during 30 September-6 October, characterized by long-period events, volcano-tectonic events, and signals indicating emissions.
Cloud cover often prevented visual observations; steam-and-vapor plumes were observed on a few days. On 4 October ashfall was reported in Manzanó (8 km SW). The next day residents in Manzanó heard an explosion; ashfall was reported there as well as in Cahuají (8 km SW).
Thursday, Aug 27, 2015
Activity at the volcano increased since Tuesday (25 Aug), the volcano observatory reported. ... [more]
Sunday, Jul 05, 2015
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. ... [more]
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]
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]
Monday, Apr 13, 2015
Intermittent mild explosive activity with ash emissions continues at the volcano. ... [more]