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Publié par Bernard Duyck
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Tungurahua - 17.04.2014 - a volcano with panache ! - Photo Jose Luis Espinosa - Naranjo .

Tungurahua - 17.04.2014 - a volcano with panache ! - Photo Jose Luis Espinosa - Naranjo .

On April 15 at 3:04 p.m. , the IGEPN indicates a plume surmounting the Tungurahua volcano estimated to 5,000 meters , before dispersing to the west. Ash falls were reported on Mocha and Tisaleo .

16 and 17 April , the activity of Tungurahua is qualified "moderately high" .

Cloudiness is strong, and a rising plume 3,000 meters above the crater is visible 
 during thinning , accompanied by ash fall on areas of Bilbao, Cusua , Choglontus and Manzano . Nocturnal glow is visible in the crater on the night of 16 to 17 .

Seismicity shows the persistence of many earthquakes LP, related to the movement of fluids inside the volcano ; degassing remains high , with more than 1,500 tons of SO2 per day .

Tungurahua - 17/04/2014 - photo Jose Luis Espinosa - Naranjo

Tungurahua - 17/04/2014 - photo Jose Luis Espinosa - Naranjo

Tungurahua - 17/04/2014 - photo Jose Luis Espinosa - Naranjo

Tungurahua - 17/04/2014 - photo Jose Luis Espinosa - Naranjo

Sources:
- Reports IGEPN
- Photos of our friend Jose Luis Espinosa - Naranjo

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