Tungurahua volcano (Ecuador): sudden strong explosion

12/15/2012 11:51

Explosion on 14 Dec 2012A sudden strong ash explosion occurred at Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador today at 14:35 local time. According to local reports, the eruption produced an ash plume rising to 6 km altitude and was visible from Ambato, Riobamba, Pelileo and Patate. The explosion followed an increase in seismicity over the past days.  VolcanoDiscovery

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