Less energetic activity in the Tungurahua volcano

A less energetic but continuous activity was recorded yesterday in the Tungurahua volcano, which a month ago began a new explosive pulse within its eruptive process, which has lasted fifteen years. The activity “is not so energetic but is continuous”, with 20 bursts...

People leave their homes due to Tungurahua’s activity

According to governor Lira Villalva, last Sunday with the help of authorities, over a hundred people from the villages of Bilbao and Pillate mobilized voluntarily due to the “high” activity of the Tungurahua volcano in the last hours. “We are concerned because...

Geophysical Institute expects possible eruption of higher intensity of the Tungurahua volcano

The Geophysical Institute of Ecuador reported that the activity of the Tungurahua volcano has been gradually increasing since August 1, 2014. The bulletin issued by the agency said in recent days reported that the activity of the Tungurahua volcano has had the presence of...

Tungurahua volcano increased activity in recent days

Despite staying in “low levels for almost two months,” the Tungurahua volcano registered yesterday an increase in its activity, according to the Geophysical Institute (IG for its Spanish acronym) of the National Polytechnic School. The Colossus experienced “a...

Cattle in Baños was victim of Tungurahua’s ash

By the ravine Juive Grande located in Baños, Tungurahua, the bodies of three cows property of David Barros appeared with burn marks left by pyroclastic flows that rolled down by one of the flanks of the Tungurahua volcano during the eruption of Saturday. Gonzalo Paz, community...

Inhabitants near Tungurahua affected after eruption

Since Thursday January 30 following the reactivation of the Tungurahua volcano, the few inhabitants left in the surrounding areas do not feel scared after the event. In the Puela parish between 2001 and 2010 the population was halved and those who stay do not want to leave their...

Ash cloud was ejected by the Tungurahua volcano

A column of smoke that exceeded ten miles o altitude , was expelled yesterday at 17:45 by the Tungurahua volcano. The incident occurred after a loud explosion according to reports of the Geophysical Institute of the National Polytechnic School. Communes of Chacauco, Chambiato,...

Tungurahua volcano continues to emit ash

Jorge Bustillos, technician of the Geophysical Institute (IG, for its acronym in spanish), reported that the explosion and release of ash, registered yesterday in the Tungurahua volcano, has been a characteristic of the mountain during last week. According to Bustillos, this...