Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano
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Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano erupts

Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano has erupted, spewing ash and smoke into the air, in a number of fiery explosions.

Volcanologists have described the volcano's activity as moderate-high, and expect the eruptions to continue for some days.

Tungurahua, which means "Throat of Fire" in the local Quechua language, has been classified as active since 1999.

  • 03 Mar 2016
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