News from Ubinas volcano:

Ubinas volcano (Peru) activity update: Powerful explosive eruption

Sat, 20 Jul 2019, 07:40
07:40 AM | BY: MJFLEGEND
Dense ash column seen in a webcam view yesterday morning. Credit: Ingemmet
Dense ash column seen in a webcam view yesterday morning. Credit: Ingemmet
No description required! Credit: Ingemmet
No description required! Credit: Ingemmet
Satellite view of the ash cloud drifting over Bolivia.
Satellite view of the ash cloud drifting over Bolivia.
Yesterday, intense explosive activity commenced, with significant ashfall and sending plumes around 6km (20,000ft) above the volcano- 12km (40,000ft) above sea level.

Seismic activity is very high with around 400 earthquakes per day.

The alert level has been raised to Orange- an exclusion zone of 15km radius is now in force.

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