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Stratovolcano 5672 m (18,609 ft)
Peru, -16.36°S / -70.9°W
(2 out of 5)
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
Typical eruption style:
News from Ubinas volcano:
Ubinas volcano (Peru) activity update: New minor eruption
Mon, 24 Jun 2019, 20:55
20:55 PM | BY: MJFLEGEND
Scenic view of the minor eruption plume this morning, via IGP webcam.
The volcano began emitting small amounts of ash (most likely phreatic) today at 7am local time- the first activity in two years. The ash and gas plume has been rising to only a few hundred metres above the crater so far.
The alert level has been raised to yellow. Seismicity has risen above background levels with signals indicating rising fluids and authorities expect more activity in the coming days; the volcano may be in the process of entering a new, "full" magmatic eruptive phase (similar to its fellow Peruvian volcano Sabancaya's current eruption), the third since reactivation in 2006.
A series of explosions occurred at the volcano on 2 and 3 Oct. The first (and strongest one) was at 22:50 (local time) followed by two more at 04:24 and 05:52 (local time) and another relatively powerful one in the evening at 17:15 on 3 Oct. ... read all
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