Volcanic eruptions from Ubinas in southern Peru to continue next week
June 2014– PERU – Peru’s most active volcano is likely to continue its eruptive activity next week with ash emissions and occasional eruptions, government officials have said. The ongoing process of the Ubinas volcano, in south-eastern region of Moquegua, is characterized by major plume of ashes as well as by volcanic gases and explosive activity. The above former activity is expected to generate harmful effects on farming and livestock raising activities in the area, the country’s Geological, Mining and Metallurgical Institute (Ingemmet) said. Likewise, the Peruvian agency announced an overall decrease in the volcano’s daily seismic energy and a sharp decline in the number of explosions, lowering from more than 40 to 1 or 2 a day.
The monitoring agency said the Ubinas began erupting with new intensity this week, thus starting a continuous stream of massive volcanic rocks which are being spewed out over 1.2 miles. In view…
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