Ubinas volcano (Peru): increased seismic activity
Wed, 15 Jul 2020, 10:2510:25 AM | BY: MARTIN
IGP reported that the seismic activity of the volcano increased during the past week.
Ubinas volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
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
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