Volcano Name:Tungurahua Smithsonian Inst ID (SI_VNUM): 352080
Alternate Name:
Tunguragua
Volcano Type:Stratovolcano(es)
Latitude: -1.4669444440
Longitude: -78.4416666700
Region:South America Sub Region:Ecuador
Date Entered:02/05/2012
 
Eruption Details
Eruption Start Date:3 /3 /1916 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Historical records
Eruption Date Quality:High quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.040 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 0.100 (Assumed)
Magnitude : >= 4.000 (Calculated)
Maximum Column Height (km): 25.000 (Literature)
Maximum Intensity : 10.920 (Column Height)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite-Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Dacite
Eruption Start Date:11/1 /1886 Date Error:
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Historical records
Eruption Date Quality:High quality Preferred Date:Y
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): >= 0.040 (Assumed)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): >= 0.100 (Assumed)
Magnitude : >= 4.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite-Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Dacite
Eruption Start Date:845 Date Error:185
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality:Medium quality Preferred Date:Y
C14 Date: 1220 C14 Date Error: 200
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): > 0.040 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): > 0.090 (Literature)
Magnitude : ? 4.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : ? 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite-Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Dacite
Eruption Start Date:-1100 Date Error:158
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality:Low quality Preferred Date:Y
C14 Date: 2960 C14 Date Error: 100
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.530 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 1.000 (Literature)
Magnitude : 5.100 (Calculated)
Maximum Column Height (km): 25.000 (Literature)
Maximum Intensity : 10.930 (Column Height)
Maximum VEI : 5.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite-Dacite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite
Dacite
Eruption Start Date:-9201 Date Error:1212
Eruption End Date: Dating Technique:Radiocarbon (corrected)
Eruption Date Quality:Low quality Preferred Date:Y
C14 Date: 9700 C14 Date Error:
Bulk DRE Volume (km3): 0.040 (Calculated)
Bulk deposit volume (km3): 0.100 (Literature)
Magnitude : 4.000 (Calculated)
Maximum VEI : 4.000 (Literature)
Magma: Andesite
Calculated Density:
Rock Classification:
Andesite

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