Tungurahua volcano news & eruption updates:

Tungurahua volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EM NEAR SUMMIT.

Wed, 16 Nov 2016, 14:45
14:45 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX24 at 14:33 UTC, 16/11/16 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161116/1431Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: TUNGURAHUA
352080
PSN: S0128 W07826

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 16480 FT [5023
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/087

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. GUAYAQUIL MWO. GFS
WINDS.
VOLCANO WEB CAMERA.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM NEAR SUMMIT.

OBS VA
DTG: 16/1345Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL165 S0128 W07824 - S0135 W07808
- S0140
W07817 - S0129 W07827 - S0128 W07824 MOV
SE 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR:
16/2000Z SFC/FL165 S0129 W07823
- S0137 W07802 - S0146 W07812 - S0148
W07814 -
S0130 W07825 - S0129 W07823

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 17/0200Z
SFC/FL165 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 17/0800Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: T+0
CONFIDENCE HIGH. LGT VA PLUME EXTENDS 6
NM SE OF SUMMIT.
...SZATANEK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20161116/2030Z

Previous news

Sun, 5 Jun 2016, 15:39
Tungurahua volcano in apparent calm on 31 May 2016 (image: S. Mr. Aguaiza, OVT-IGEPN).
The Geophysical Institute warned that a new eruptive phase might be in the making at the volcano, which is one of the world's most active. Geophysical monitoring stations have been recording a significant, steady inflation (swelling) of the volcanic edifice. This is most likely a sign of new magma intruding at shallow depth. ... Read all
Wed, 9 Mar 2016, 13:13
Strong explosion from Tungurahua yesterday evening; a small pyroclastic flow can be seen departing from the base of the eruption column.
The activity remains very elevated at the volcano. During yesterday and the night, several more explosions occurred ejecting incandescent material that produced glowing avalanches of up to 1500 length mainly on the western and northwestern flanks. Read all
Show more

Try our free app!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Android | iOS version

More on VolcanoDiscovery

Why is there advertising on this site?
Support us - Help us upgrade our services!
We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Improved multilanguage support
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Detailed quake stats
  • Additional seismic data sources
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint | EN | DE | EL | ES | FR | IT | RU
Follow us:Follow us on facebookFollow us on InstagramFollow us on TwitterVisit our Youtube channel