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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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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
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Ubinas volcano (Peru): increased seismic activity

Wednesday Jul 15, 2020 10:25 AM | BY: MARTIN

Ubinas volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Ubinas volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
IGP reported that the seismic activity of the volcano increased during the past week.
The seismic station records 56 volcano-tectonic earthquakes associated with rock fracturing within the volcano with magnitude below M 1.7.
Additionally, 8 volcano-tectonic earthquakes per day at regular intervals were detected.
There is no signs of flux of magma rising within the volcano.
Surveillance cameras observed emissions of gases and water vapor that rose 984 ft (300 m) above the summit. The plumes were dispersed towards the southeast direction.
There is a 3 km exclusion zone around the main crater in place.
Source: Instituto Geofísico del Perú volcano activity update 15 July 2020
Previous news
Saturday, Mar 21, 2020
Traveled lahar down the SE flank from Ubinas volcano on 18 March(image: IGP)
IGP reported that the warning system at the volcano detected the decrease of a lahar (volcanic mud flow) of a low volume that traveled downslope in SE direction through the Volcanmayo ravine due to the streams that run through this sector. This is located 2 km away from the Ubinas town. ... read all
Wednesday, Feb 12, 2020
Traveled lahar down the SE flank from Ubinas volcano (image: IGP)
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. ... read all
Friday, Nov 15, 2019
Ubinas volcano (image: INGEMMET)
The activity of the volcano continues in low level. ... read all
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019
Volcano Ubinas (image: IGP)
IGP recorded and analyzed during the period 7 October - 13 October 2019 approximately 3533 volcano-tectonic earthquakes under magnitude M 2.1. No volcanic explosions have been recorded since 12 September 2019. ... read all
Tuesday, Oct 08, 2019
Volcano Ubinas (image: IGP)
The Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP) recorded and analyzed 3769 seismic events with the eruptive process. Seismic activity and thermal anomalies would be associated with the rise and proximity of magma onto the surface. ... read all

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