Tungurahua volcano news & eruption updates:

Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador): intermittent ash emissions

Wed, 11 Nov 2015, 17:05
17:05 PM | BY: T
Ash emission from Tungurahua yesterday evening
Ash emission from Tungurahua yesterday evening
The volcano continues to produce intermittent mild explosions with ash emissions that produce columns that rise up to approx 1 km.
from the latest Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 4-10 November 2015:
"IG reported high seismic activity at Tungurahua during 4-10 November, characterized by long-period events, volcano-tectonic events, an explosion, and signals indicating emissions; cloud cover often prevented visual observations.
When occasionally visible, steam, gas, and ash plumes rose as high as 700 m, and drifted W, NE, and E. On 7 November a lahar in Chontapamba carried blocks 1 m in diameter and caused a road closure between Baños and Penipe. Nighttime crater incandescence was visible during 8-9 November, and ash fell in Choglontús, Manzano, and Palitahua on 9 November."

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Mon, 26 Oct 2015, 10:34
Eruption at Tungurahua volcano yesterday
Mild to moderate ash emissions, with ash plumes rising 1-2 km above the crater, have become more frequent over the past days, suggesting the volcano's activity has started to picking up. An explosion at 04:33 yesterday morning was seen ejecting incandescent material that rolled down the western flank to up to 1 km distance. ... Read all
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