Articles tagged "tungurahua volcano"

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Thick layer of ash blankets local communities as Tungurahua erupts again, Ecuador

Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano, situated about 135 km (80 miles) south of capital Quito, is showing signs of increased activity since November 9, 2015 and covering local houses and crops of the nearby communities with smoke and thick layers of ash. Instituto...

November 20, 2015

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Major eruption at Tungurahua volcano on July 14, 2013 caused heavy ash fall and evacuations

Many regions of Ecuador were affected by heavy ash fall caused by a major eruption at Tungurahua volcano, on July 14, 2013. According to Lourdes Mayorga from the National Risk Management Secretariat of Ecuador around 200 people were evacuated from villages close to

July 15, 2013

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Strong eruption with violent explosions and huge ash emissions at Tungurahua volcano, Ecuador

On July 14, 2013 a large explosion accompanied by major pyroclastic flows generated a plume column reaching 8.3 km above the crater of Tungurahua, one of Ecuador's most active volcanoes. According to IGEPN, since June 29, 2013, they recorded a gradual,

July 14, 2013

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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

May 05, 2011