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Increased activity at Peru volcano – eruption warning issued for African volcano

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The Extinction Protocol

April 2014GEOLOGYResidents have fled villages near Peru’s Ubinas volcano, which this week began spitting out white-hot chunks of rock, some as big as 30cm in diameter. Domingo Ramos, a scientist from Peru’s mining institute, said the volcano reawakened several days ago. The renewed activity led the government to announce a state of emergency in the Andean region of Moquegua, some 1200km south of Lima. The region is home to some 40 volcanoes, most of which, unlike Ubinas, are dormant. Officials plan to distribute food, face masks and goggles to help those upwind of the volcano cope with airborne ash. –SMH
State of Emergency declared in Peru: Authorities in Peru have declared a state of emergency in the southwest regions of Arequipa and Moquegua after the Ubinas volcano began spewing out gases and ash Thursday. Hundreds of residents in Querapi, a small town located 4…

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April 24, 2014 at 8:39 pm

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