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Traveled lahar down the SE flank from Ubinas volcano (image: IGP)
Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020
IGP reported that the seismic station records internal tremor associated with the descent of a lahar (mud flows) of a moderate volume. The lahar which formed traveled down the SE flank of the volcano along the Volcanmayo gorge at the approx. distance of 2 km from the Ubinas town. ... [more]
Ubinas volcano (image: INGEMMET)
Friday, Nov 15, 2019
The activity of the volcano continues in low level. ... [more]
 

Ubinas volcano

Stratovolcano 5672 m (18,609 ft)
Peru, -16.36°S / -70.9°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Last update: 12 Feb 2020
Typical eruption style: Explosive
Ubinas volcano eruptions: 2014-16, 2009-2010, 2006-08, 1969, 1956, 1951, 1937, 1907, 1906, 1869, 1867, 1865, 1862, 1830, 1826(?), 1784, 1677, 1662, 1600, 1550 ± 50y No recent earthquakes
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Ubinas is Peru's most active volcano. A small, 1.4-km-wide caldera cuts the top of the volcano. The steep-walled, 150-m-deep summit caldera contains an ash cone with a 500-m-wide and 200 m deep crater Debris-avalanche deposits from the collapse of the SE flank of Ubinas about 3700 years ago extend 10 km from the volcano. Widespread plinian pumice-fall deposits from Ubinas include one of Holocene age about 1000 years ago. Holocene lava flows are visible on the volcano's flanks, but historical activity, documented since the 16th century, has consisted of intermittent minor-to-moderate explosive eruptions.
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Source: abbreviated from Global Volcanism Program information on Ubinas


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