Tungurahua, Equateur: high seismic activity at Tungurahua .

Tungurahua, Equateur:  high seismic activity at Tungurahua .

IG reported high seismic activity at Tungurahua during 28 October-2 November, characterized by long-period events, volcano-tectonic events, and signals indicating emissions; cloud cover often prevented visual observations. Several minor ash emissions were visible on 29 October, and ashfall was reported in Choglontus (13 km WSW) and Manzanó (8 km SW).

Steam, gas, and ash plumes rose as high as 1.5 km above the crater during 30 October-3 November and drifted E, NE, NW, and SW. Minor ashfall was reported in the Runtún sector (NNE) on 2 November

November 05, 2015. Tungurahua, Equateur:

.467 ° S, 78,442 ° W

Elevation 5023 m

Source: Institut de géophysique-Escuela Politécnica Nacional (IG)

Photo : José Luis Espinosa Naranjo

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