Ubinas , Pérou : there has been a explosion on the Ubinas volcano,

Ubinas , Pérou : there has been a explosion on the Ubinas volcano,

 

A new ash fall notice published by the IGP yesterday:

The Scientific Committee of permanent monitoring of the Ubinas volcano, formed by the South Volcano Observatory (OVS) the Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP) and the Volcano Observatory INGEMMET (OVI), reports that there has been a explosion on the Ubinas volcano, with the following characteristics:

July 3, 2015, 14h 39
Energy: 1.1 megajoules (MJ)
Duration: 118 sec

Height of the eruption column: 1300 m above the crater.
Dispersion within 15 km around the volcano, especially towards the SOUTH EAST, affecting the villages of the valley Ubinas.
Areas affected: Escacha, Ubiñas, San Miguel, Tonohaya Loque, Chojata, Santa Rosa de Phara, Querapi.

NOTE: At present a tremor activity associated with the emission of ash was observed. This may continue in the coming hours.

04/07/2015. Ubinas , Pérou :

Source : IGP/Ingemmet.

Photo : diarioextra.com

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