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Satellite image of Tungurahua volcano by (c) Google Earth View
Stratovolcano 5023 m (16,479 ft)
Ecuador, -1.47°S / -78.44°W
: normal or dormant
(1 out of 5)
Tungurahua webcams / live data
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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:
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Tungurahua volcano news & eruption updates:
Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador) activity update: ash plumes 2-3 km high, ash fall in areas 8 km W and SW of the volcano
Thu, 15 Mar 2012, 08:44
08:44 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. ... read all
Ash plumes 1 km high observed on 5 March, with ash fall in Choglontus. ... read all
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
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
Activity at Tungurahua continues with increased level of seismic activity, visible glow at the crater and occasional ash eruptions. ... read all
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