Unrest Continues at Ubinas 16.355°S, 70.903°W

Current Status After a three year quiet period, in July 2013 a pilot-reported ash plume rising to an altitude of 18,000 ft a.s.l. signalled the start of a three month eruptive phase at Ubinas. GVP reported that this eruptive activity was VEI 2 [1]. Ubinas has been restless again since January 2014, following resumption of…

Unrest at Ubinas volcano

Ubinas volcano is Peru´s most active volcano with the composite cone rising to 5276 m on a high plateau. In the last 300 years Ubinas had 14 confirmed VEI 2 eruptions, the last ones in 2006 and 2013, see the GVP report for the eruptive history. The younger of the two major edifices Ubinas 1 and…

Schunday Schummary: Ubinas, Peru.

Ubinas has had 25 recorded eruptions since 1550 and is considered Peru’s most active volcano. Since the beginning of the month there have been 9 explosions of ash and gas which have damaged crops and polluted water supplies. Ubinas’ summit is at 5672 m and she is located in Moquegua province, 1250km south of Lima.…