Increased activity at Cerro Azul volcano – Galapagos, Ecuador

Increased activity at Cerro Azul volcano – Galapagos, Ecuador

In a special bulletin released March 20, 2017, Ecuador's Institute of Geophysics reports a significant increase in activity under Cerro Azul volcano which might be a precursor to a new eruptive episode. Since 1932, there were 11 reported eruptions of the Cerro…

Strongest seismic unrest under the Cayambe volcano since 1995, Ecuador

Strongest seismic unrest under the Cayambe volcano since 1995, Ecuador

Ecuador's Instituto Geofisico (IG) reports a sharp increase in seismicity under the Cayambe volcano this month. It became more evident in the middle of June, but at the moment, the seismicity tends to decrease. The last known eruption of this volcano in 1786….

Cotopaxi volcano erupts for the first time since 1940, Ecuador

Cotopaxi volcano erupts for the first time since 1940, Ecuador

After an increase in seismicity since mid-April 2015, Ecuadorian volcano Cotopaxi finally erupted on August 14, 2015, for the first time since 1940. There were at least three eruptions registered on August 14, the first at 09:30, second at 15:15 UTC and third at 19:10

New eruptive phase started at Tungurahua volcano, Ecuador

New eruptive phase started at Tungurahua volcano, Ecuador

Ecuadorian Tungurahua volcano entered a new vigorous eruptive phase on Friday, April 4, 2014. A moderately strong vulcanian explosion occurred at 23:10 UTC and produced an eruption column rising several kilometers as well as small pyroclastic flows on the

Reventador entered new eruptive phase, Ecuador

Reventador entered new eruptive phase, Ecuador

A new eruptive phase has started at Reventador volcano in Ecuador, IGP reported. Increasing tremor was registered and steady ash emissions were observed on March 25, 2014. At night, incandescent blocks could be seen and heard rolling down from the crater

High seismic activity and ash emissions at Reventador volcano, Ecuador

High seismic activity and ash emissions at Reventador volcano, Ecuador

On July 16, 2013 IGEPN reported that in recent days Reventador volcano showed a significant increase in seismic activity accompanied by emission of a lava that descended down the southwestern flank of the cone on July 13.

Gas and ash emission was

Ongoing Ecuador Tungurahua eruption

Ongoing Ecuador Tungurahua eruption

In mid-April 2011, after a decade of low activity, Ecuador’s Tungurahua Volcano began a substantial eruption, according to a NASA statement. On April 21st fine ash fell on nearby communities, followed by the appearance of small lava fountains at Tungurahua’s