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Ubinas volcano: Strong volcanic ash pulse to 9.4 km (31 000 feet) a.s.l., Peru

A strong explosion took place at Ubinas volcano, Peru at around 04:34 UTC on July 23, 2019 (23:34 LT, July 22). The explosion ejected incandescent material on the slopes of the volcano. Volcanic ash rose to a height of about 9.3 km (31 000 feet) above sea level,...

July 23, 2019

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State of emergency after powerful eruption at Ubinas volcano, 10 000 people affected, Peru

The Government of Peru has declared a state of emergency for 12 districts located in four provinces of the regions of Moquegua, Arequipa, and Tacna on July 20 after violent eruptions started at Ubinas volcano early July 19, 2019. The emergency measure will be in...

July 21, 2019

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Violent explosive activity at Ubinas volcano, ash to 12.1 km (40 000 feet) a.s.l., Peru

Violent explosive volcanic activity started at Peru's Ubinas volcano around 07:35 UTC (02:35 local time) on July 19, 2019. The Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP) recommended raising the alert level from Yellow to Orange. New information provided by webcam and...

July 19, 2019

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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...

June 25, 2019

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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...

February 08, 2019

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Ubinas starts erupting after 9 months of calm, Peru

After almost 9 full months of calm, Peru's Ubinas volcano has started erupting again on October 3, 2016 (October 2, local time). Although volcanic ash is not identifiable by satellites, weak emissions of steam and gases were observed by webcams. Aviation color...

October 04, 2016

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Moderately strong eruption took place at Ubinas volcano, Peru

Peru's INGEMMET reports a moderately strong eruption took place at Ubinas volcano at 17:53 UTC on January 15, 2016. An ash plume rose to about 3 km (9 842 feet) above the summit and drifted to the southeast. This is about 8 672 m (28 450 feet) above the sea...

January 16, 2016

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Large lahars block access to the town of Ubinas, Peru

According to Peru's Observatorio Volcanológico del Sur (OVS) snow melt during April 12 - 13, 2015 led to large lahars that descended the southern flank of Ubinas volcano blocking off access to the town of Ubinas. Authorities are warning locals to be on alert.

April 16, 2015

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Ubinas volcano enters new eruptive phase, Peru

Peru's Ubinas volcano erupted at 08:32 UTC on April 8, 2015 covering nearby villages with a thin layer of ash. Emissions of steam and gasses reached an estimated altitude of 5.1 km, Buenos Aires VAAC reports.Ash fall was expected within 25 km to the southeast. Exper

April 08, 2015

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Sudden, powerful explosion at Ubinas volcano, Peru

A powerful and sudden explosion occurred at Ubinas volcano, Peru, on August 21, 2014. This latest strong eruption started at 20:36 UTC (15:36 local time). The explosion ejected blocks up to 2 km away from the volcano.The eruption was likely a vulcanian-type

August 22, 2014

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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

June 06, 2014

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Moderate exhalations and ash emissions continually present at Peruvian Ubinas volcano

Located in the Peruvian Andes, Ubinas has shown signs of an impending eruption since the mid-2013, highlighted by the appearance of a fresh lava dome in March 2014.Despite a recent decline in earthquakes, Ubinas Volcano erupted an ash plume

April 30, 2014

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Activity intensifies at Ubinas volcano, Peru

Near-constant small to moderate explosions and ash emissions continue at Ubinas, most active volcano of Peru. As activity intensifies authorities are considering raising the alert level to orange after which the local communities will have to be evacuated.Orlan

April 17, 2014

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Increasing explosive activity at Ubinas volcano prompts evacuation preparations, Peru

Activity at Ubinas volcano significantly increased over the last two weeks. Prime minister René Cornejo said evacuation preparations for immediate surroundings of the volcano​ are now in progress.IGP's Observatorio Volcanologico de A

April 12, 2014

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State of emergency declared after Ubinas volcano erupts, Peru

Ubinas volcano erupted at least seven times since September 1, 2013, and on September 13 officials declared state of emergency in nine districts. The explosions have sent a plume of smoke rising to about 2500 meters above the crater. The strongest explosion

September 13, 2013