Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours
8-16 May 2021: From Stromboli to Etna - Sicila and Eolian Islands (Italy)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
 
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)
Tungurahua webcams / live data | Reports
Volcano videos
Books
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.
Last earthquakes nearby
Latest satellite images

Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
 

Tungurahua volcano news & eruption updates:

Tungurahua Volcano (Ecuador): Increased seismic activity and constant column of ash emission

Mon, 12 Mar 2012, 11:05
11:05 AM | BY: T
From about 13:00 (local time) today (12 March), Tungurahua volcano started erupting a constant column of steam and ash. At the same time, volcanic tremor was recorded.
The column emission reached a maximum height of 3 km and drifted toward the west and south-west. From the Juive area, roars could be heard accompanying the eruptions.
So far, there were no reports of ashfall.
---
Links / Sources:
Previous news
Tue, 6 Mar 2012, 11:05
Ash plumes 1 km high observed on 5 March, with ash fall in Choglontus. ... read all
Sun, 4 Mar 2012, 20:39
Ecuador's Instituto Geofísico (IG) reports an increase of Tunguarahua volcano's activity: Since last night (3 March), 4 explosions have been reported of moderate to large size. An explosion at 07:31 local time today produced an ash columnreaching about 4 km in height and drifting to the west - northwest. ... read all
Fri, 24 Feb 2012, 11:05
Eruption of Tungurahua volcano on 23 Feb, 2012 at around 18h00 local time (photo courtesy: G. Viracucha - IGEPN)
From about midnight yesterday, 23 February, a decrease in several parameters of the activity of Tungurahua volcano is reported by Ecuador's Instituto Geofísico who closely monitor the volcano. ... read all
Thu, 23 Feb 2012, 06:27
Activity at Tungurahua continues with increased level of seismic activity, visible glow at the crater and occasional ash eruptions. ... read all
Thu, 23 Feb 2012, 06:25
Activity at Tungurahua continues with increased level of seismic activity. Episodes of constant harmonic tremor were detected on 16 and 22 February. Steam and ash emissions were noted on 17-18 and 21 February rising to6 km (19, 500 ft) altitude a.s.l. Glow from the crater is visible at night. ... read all

 

More on VolcanoDiscovery

Why is there advertising on this site?
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 || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: