Ecuador, Explosions continue in Tungurahua volcano

Posted on December 17, 2012 • Filed under: Ecuador, TRAVEL

Seismic activity of the volcano remains at a level considered high, characterized by the generation of signals associated with the mobilization of fluids into the volcano. During last night, early this morning and there have been several explosions that have generated strong guns, interspersed with occasional roars of strong intensity. These noises, howls and gunfire vibration caused windows in areas surrounding the volcano.

At dawn today and associated with explosions, we observed the expulsion of incandescent blocks that hit the top of the flanks.

In the morning there is the constant presence of a column of gas and vapor and about 1 km high in the direction of movement to the north-east and east. Read Article

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