The volcano of Moquegua released a large emission of ashes today and will continue throughout the day according to experts, reports El Comercio. From this morning, the Ubinas volcano began to emit a large amount of ash generated an eruption column of 1200 meters, said the Vulcanológico Observatorio del Sur and the Observatorio del Vulcanológico INGEMMET in the report as follows:
TYPE OF EVENT: significant emission of ash.
DATE: July 24, 2015
LOCAL TIME: 09hs 25m
Dispersion direction: EAST-SOUTH-EAST
Height of the eruption column: 1200 m above the crater.
Distance scattering of ashes: 10 km
Towns and areas affected: Querapi, Ubiñas, Tonohaya, San Miguel, Huatagua, Escacha, Chojata, Sacohaya.
NOTE: These emissions correspond to a low amplitude tremor events that have been recorded there many hours under the Ubinas. Ash emissions could go on all day.
In the period between 2013-2015, the Ubinas has so far registered more than 200 explosions, reports El Comercio. In April, the Ubinas registered an intense volcanic activity which caused a landslide.
July 25, 2015. Ubinas, Perou :
Source : IGP , peruthisweek.