Tungurahua , Ecuador : The activity of the volcano is moderate.

Tungurahua , Ecuador : The activity of the volcano is moderate.

SUMMARY OF THE ACTIVITIES OF THE VOLCANO

The activity of the volcano is moderate.
Yesterday continued emissions were observed with a moderate load of ash up to 2 km towards the west. At night, a glow could be seen in the crater, and the emission of incandescent blocks up to 500 meters below the summit.
In the early hours of the morning continued emissions were observed with a light load of ash that reached a maximum height of 1000 meters above the crater. At the moment the volcano is covered.
It has been reported ash fall in areas of Chontapamba, Pillate, Bilbao and Chacauco.

TECHNICAL AND OBSERVATIONS APPENDIX
Seismicity:
From 11:00 (TL) yesterday until 11:00 (LT) Today, it was recorded 8 events long period (LP), 119 tremor episodes of emission (TREM) and 15 explosions (EXP).

Observations emissions and ashes:
During the continued emissions of the afternoon and from night yesterday, it was observed a moderate load of ash that reached a height of 2 km west direction. During the night, he could also be observed a glow in the crater, with blocks that rolled up to 500 meters below the summit.

Early in the morning, the volcano was covered but the continued emissions of steam and gas with a light load of ash were observed, these emissions have reached a maximum height of 1000 meters above the crater.
At the moment the volcano is covered.
It has been reported ash fall in areas of Chontapamba, Pillate, Bilbao and Chacauco.

Rain and lahars:
In the early morning , rain was recorded in the Pillate sector, which did not generate lahars.

March 04, 2016. Tungurahua , Ecuador :

Source : IGEPN.

Photos : Juan Cevallos / AFP/Getty Images.

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