Ecuador: increase in the seismic activity of Tungurahua

Posted on September 17, 2013 • Filed under: Ecuador, TRAVEL, Weather/Climate

The Tungurahua volcano in the central Andes of Ecuador, after several weeks of relative quiet, has shown signs in recent days of any new eruptive pulse current, informed the Geophysical Institute (GI) of the Polytechnic National.
“The seismic activity shows evidence of possible processes pressurization (pressure buildup) and the mobilization of fluids within the volcanic edifice,” says the latest report of the IG. In the last 24 hours there have been 30 minor earthquakes “long period” for the movement of fluids into the mountain, and tremor or tremor signal constant, the apparent gas output. However, because of the bad weather, scientists have not been able to make observations of conditions on the surface of the summit of the Colossus. Read Article

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