Ticsani , Peru : magma movement inside a magma chamber.

Ticsani , Peru : magma movement inside a magma chamber.

Seismic analysis of this period has identified the occurrence of hybrid-type earthquakes, especially on April 24. That day four such events were recorded, but with energies below 1 megajoules (MJ). This type of seismicity is associated with magma movement inside a magma chamber. The…

Ubinas , Peru : The crater lake began to dry.

Ubinas , Peru : The crater lake  began to dry.

The crater lake that appeared in early March in the most active volcano in Peru, the Ubinas, in the Moquegua region, began to dry. An observer from the municipality of Ubinas, Melquiades Alvarez Condori, said Thursday morning April 28, he reached the summit of…

Sabancaya , Peru : Events of Tremor type (TRE), during this period, have dropped dramatically,

Sabancaya , Peru : Events of Tremor type (TRE), during this period, have dropped dramatically,

LP type Earthquakes (associated with the passage of volcanic fluids) during this period remained at a similar average to the previous report (14 LP / day, Report No. 16-2016). LPs statistics show a 15.3 MJ peak power on April 24, which decreased thereafter. On…

Ticsani , Peru : The villagers around the volcano Tiscani reported having felt an earthquake.

Ticsani , Peru :  The villagers around the volcano Tiscani reported having felt an earthquake.

Moquegua: The villagers around the volcano Tiscani reported having felt an earthquake this morning. Villagers said the quake was felt at 4:12 am and requested the assistance of authorities of civil defense. The quake was felt in the surrounding villages of the volcano Ticsani…

Ticsani , Peru : an increase of seismicity near the volcano Ticsani is observed.

Ticsani , Peru : an increase of seismicity near the volcano Ticsani is observed.

In the recent history , strong earthquakes struck near the volcano. On 17 May 1999 and 1 October 2005 have been produced earthquakes of magnitude M 4.1 and M 5.3, respectively, which caused severe damage in the villages of Calacoa, Cuchumbaya and Carumas, among…

Ticsani , Peru : 832 events related to the fracturing of rocks VTS .

Ticsani , Peru : 832 events related to the fracturing of rocks VTS .

Detailed analyzes of seismicity recorded by the telemetric network of Ticsani volcano have identified the occurrence of hybrid-type earthquakes since December 2015. This type of seismicity indicate magmatic movements in a magma chamber. During this month, there was an increase in the frequency of…

Sabancaya , Peru : sporadic emissions of bluish tones .

Sabancaya , Peru : sporadic emissions of bluish tones .

During this period, the LP-type earthquakes (associated with a fluid passage) experienced a slight increase from a rate of 15 LP / day (Report No. 11-2016) to 18 LP / day during this week. Seismic energy shows a peak of 14.8 MJ on March…

Ubinas, Peru: sporadic emissions of water vapor .

Ubinas, Peru:  sporadic emissions of water vapor .

The type of seismicity LP (long period) associated with a fluid movement, continues to occur at low levels of seismicity. In the previous report (Report Nº10-2016 ) it was registered on average 167 LP / day and in this period it shows a slight…

Sabancaya , Peru : 401 events was localised , forming a pronounced focus .

Sabancaya , Peru :  401 events  was localised , forming a pronounced focus .

The recording of LP type earthquakes (associated with a fluid passage) shows a slight increase in average from a rate of 14 LP / day (Report No. 8-2016) to 19 LP / day during this week, while maintaining low power. No hybrid type of…

Tungurahua , Peru : Tungurahua volcano ash affects crops.

Tungurahua , Peru : Tungurahua volcano ash affects crops.

Tungurahua volcano ash affects crops in Ecuador . 28 FEBRUARY 2016. The Ecuadorian authorities reported that the Tungurahua volcano expelled a column of gas and ash for a second day, which reached three kilometers above the crater, affecting crops in the Andean center of…