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Wed, 27 Jun 2001, 06:00
According to reports from IG, about one small explosion per day has occurred at Tungurahua since the explosion on 17 June produced an ash cloud that rose to 7 km above the summit. The explosions have usually occurred with no warning, and light ash fall has frequently fallen to the W of the volcano, often damaging crops. The Washington VAAC reported that during the week the IG stated that seismic activity on 28 June at 1824 suggested that an eruption may have produced an ash cloud that rose to 7 km a.s.l. Read all
Wed, 27 Jun 2001, 06:00
Increases in both seismic activity and explosions at Shiveluch led KVERT to raise the Concern Color Code on 2 July from Yellow to Orange. On 26 June, prior to an increase in seismic activity, a possible thermal anomaly was observed on satellite imagery. The volcanic activity increase may have begun on 28 June at 1500 when the level of volcanic tremor and the number of shallow earthquakes increased. Read all
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