Large volcanic ash eruption at Sangay volcano, Ecuador

Large volcanic ash eruption at Sangay volcano, Ecuador

A large volcanic ash eruption started at Sangay volcano, Ecuador at around 08:20 UTC on February 8, 2022. The eruption is similar to what was observed during the greatest activity of the current eruptive period. According to the Washington VAAC, ash column was…

Lava flow at Wolf volcano now 15 km (9.3 miles) long, Galapagos Islands

Lava flow at Wolf volcano now 15 km (9.3 miles) long, Galapagos Islands

Lava flow produced by the eruption of Ecuador's Wolf volcano that started on January 7, 2022, is now 15 km (9.3 miles) long and less than 5 km (3.1 miles) from the coast. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2015 (VEI 4)1 — it was its first eruption…

New eruption at Wolf volcano, Galapagos Islands

New eruption at Wolf volcano, Galapagos Islands

A new eruption began at Ecuador's Wolf volcano, Galapagos around 05:30 UTC on January 7, 2022. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2015 (VEI 4) — it was its first eruption since August/September 1982 (VEI 1). According to the Washington VAAC, the…

3 people killed, 3 missing after avalanche hits Chimborazo volcano, Ecuador

3 people killed, 3 missing after avalanche hits Chimborazo volcano, Ecuador

At least 3 people were killed and three others remain missing after an avalanche on dormant Chimborazo volcano, Ecuador on Sunday, October 24, 2021. The avalanche struck a group of 16 climbers at an altitude of 6 100 meters (20 000 feet), according to the AFP.1…

Strong eruption with large lava fountaining at Sangay volcano, Ecuador

Strong eruption with large lava fountaining at Sangay volcano, Ecuador

Volcanic activity at Sangay volcano, Ecuador increased significantly at 00:20 UTC on May 22, 2021, producing strong paroxysmal eruptive episode 500 – 1 000 m (1 640 – 3 300 feet) from the crater. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red at 00:40 UTC and lowered…