Ubinas, Perou : emissions reached 1,000 meters above the top of the volcano.

Ubinas, Perou : emissions reached 1,000 meters above the top of the volcano.

On the Ubinas volcano occurred during the last week , a dense and continuous ash emissions, with water vapor and gases mainly , and the presence of blue gases in some cases, reported the Volcanological Observatory of the Geological, Mining and Metallurgical Institute (Ingemmet). The institute say that from 10 to 17 August, emissions reached 1,000 meters above the top of the volcano, with predominant direction to the northeast.

The experts of Ingemmet also indicated that between 10 and 16 August, a moderate explosion on the Ubinas volcano was recorded; in addition to earthquakes long period type ,(LP) Volcano Tectonic type (VT), and tremor activity. Therefore, they conclude that the eruption process continues and an increase in volcanic activity may occurs in the following days. SO2 fluxes measured on the Ubinas volcano at UBD1 station, presented in recent days an increase of up to 3886 tons per day. Regarding the above flows, these values ??are considered as large flows.

The system Mirova has reported 2 thermal anomalies on the volcano, on 11 and 15 August .

August 23, 2015. Ubinas, Perou :

Source : diariocorreo.pe

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