Lahars reported at Ubinas and Huaynaputina volcanoes, Peru

Lahars reported at Ubinas and Huaynaputina volcanoes, Peru

Lahars were recorded at Peru's Ubinas and Huaynaputina volcanoes on February 11, 2020. Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP) is urging residents and tourists to stay away. IGP said the seismic station at Ubinas recorded internal tremors associated with the lahar…

New eruptive phase starts at Ubinas volcano, alert level raised, Peru

New eruptive phase starts at Ubinas volcano, alert level raised, Peru

A new eruptive phase started at Ubinas volcano, Peru on June 24, 2019, following a seismic swarm detected since June 21. This is the first activity at the volcano since March 2017. Ash emissions mixed with gases and water vapor began at 12:18 UTC (07:18 LT), rising…

Largest lahar in 5 years at Ubinas volcano, Peru

Largest lahar in 5 years at Ubinas volcano, Peru

A damaging lahar was produced by heavy rain falling over Ubinas volcano on February 6, 2019. The first signal was recorded at 15:10 local time in the region of Moquegua. This is the third lahar so far in 2019 and the largest since 2014, Ingemmet volcanologist…

Ubinas throwing volcanic rocks 2 km away from its crater, Peru

Ubinas throwing volcanic rocks 2 km away from its crater, Peru

Peru's Ubinas volcano has been showing signs of an impending eruption since the mid-2013, highlighted by the appearance of fresh lava dome in March 2014. IGP's Observatorio Volcanologico de Arequipa (IGP-OVA) reported that during March 29 – April