Tungurahua , Ecuador : The volcanic activity is moderate to high.

Tungurahua , Ecuador :  The volcanic activity is moderate to high.

activity status of TUNGURAHUA volcano, Sunday, March 13, 2016.

SUMMARY OF THE ACTIVITIES OF THE VOLCANO
The volcanic activity is moderate to high.
It has no observations of surface activity because of cloud cover.

ANNEX and OBSERVATIONS TECHNICAL
Seismicity:
From 11:00 (TL) yesterday until 11:00 (TL) today, 7 episodes of emission Tremor (TREM), 1 small explosion (EXP), 161 long-period events (LP). were observed.
Observation of emissions and ashes:
The volcano remained cloudy, no direct observation of the crater.
Rain and lahars:
There was no rain in the volcano area.

GENERAL INFORMATIONS
If more intense rains in the volcano area occur, they can re-mobilize deposits from pyroclastic flows and generate lahars . For this reason, we recommend extreme caution when driving on roads and highways that cross the gorge through which these flows are down and in areas that have been affected by this kind of phenomenon.

March 14, 2016. Tungurahua , Ecuador :

Source : IGEPN

Photo : estrelladigital.es

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