Cotopaxi, Equateur : the internal activity is classified as moderate,

Cotopaxi, Equateur :  the internal activity is classified as moderate,

STATE REPORT on the Cotopaxi volcano No. 70, August 12, 2015.

SUMMARY OF THE ACTIVITIES OF THE VOLCANO:

State of the volcano: Active without eruption
Internal Activity Level: Moderate
Surface activity: Low

In the last 24 hours, the internal activity is classified as moderate, based on seismic data and sulfur dioxide emissions.
Seismicity: In the last 24 hours, 35 events long period (LP) were recorded, and 10 episodes of tremor.
Gas: From 7:00 to 5:00 p.m. yesterday through DOAS instruments were recorded emission of 1626t / d of SO2, average value obtained from 53 valid measurements.
Observations, emissions and ash: Yesterday afternoon and this morning, gas emissions were observed at a height of 100 m above the crater.
Rains: No rain was reported.

GENERAL INFORMATION

This report on a daily basis will be published at 12:00 (TL), while the behavior of the volcano warrants. The data and observations will be made between 11:30 the day before, until 11:30 the day of publication (24 hours). In the case of an increase or a change in the volcano‘s behavior will be issued a special report.

August 13, 2015. Cotopaxi, Equateur :

Source : IGEPN

Photo : GDA/AP

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