As in the previous week, the number and energy of the earthquakes LP-type , Hybrid and VT have remained similar to those recorded in the values of the previous period. However, since August 10 continuous seismic tremor is registered, persisting until the end of this report, accumulating 36 hours of recording.
The Mirova system detected two thermal anomalies of 1.5 and 2.0 megawatts the 08 and 11 August. Similarly, the Geological Survey of Japan released two satellite images, thermal infrared kind showing the presence of hot spots in the crater of the volcano Ubinas. These images were acquired the 05 and August 6 All this indicates the presence of a small magmatic body in the crater. This activity was deducted from the geophysical information published in reports No. 33-2015 and Nº31-2015. During this period, it was reported 01 expiration, which took place on August 6 at 3:56 p.m. HL and generated 0.7 MJ of energy. The height of the column reached 2000 meters and was dispersed to the north.
August 12, 2015. Ubinas, Perou .
Source : IGP Perou
Photo : Andina