Friday, February 08, 2008

Tungurahua Volcano, Ecuador - John Seach

A new phase of eruptive activity occurred at Tungurahua volcano on 7th February. Since 1330 hr, local time, an eruption column reached 5km above the volcano, with a high ash content and roaring noises. Ashfall was reported in the surrounding areas. Volcanic tremor remains elevated for periods of an hour before falling to moderate levels. Satellite images show a hotspot at the volcano.
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