Tungurahua volcano news & eruption updates:
Tungurahua Volcano (Ecuador): Increased seismic activity and constant column of ash emission
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.
Mon, 12 Mar 2012, 11:0511:05 AM | BY: T
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.
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- Nuevo incremento de la actividad sísmica y constante columna de emisión con ceniza en el volcán Tungurahua (IG)
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
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
Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador), activity update: continuing crater glow from crater and steam and ash emissions
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