Ubinas

Ubinas is an active stratovolcano located in southern Peru. The 5,572m high volcano has holocene lava flows covering its flanks. Ubinas comprises of two edifices that separate two major periods of its eruptive behaviour. Ubinas volcano erupted in 2014.

Location: Moquegua Region, Peru
Coordinates: -16.354354, -70.903150
Volcano Type: Stratovolcano

 

Ubinas's location

Ubinas Volcano News

March 2020: A lahar traveled down the SE flank. No injuries were reported.

 


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Ubinas's Eruptive History

2006 After a long period of low level fumarolic activity Ubinas erupted damaging crops from surrounding farms. Further eruptions were observed.
2007 Almost continue eruptions of ash and hot rocks.
2008 Ongoing eruptions and ash emissions. An eruption in February produced an ash column to over 8km high.
2013 Almost continuous eruptions during the month of September.
2015 Ejections of incandescent rocks. Eruptions ongoing.
2019 Less frequent ash eruptions.
2020 A lahar traveled down the SE flank. No injuries were reported.

 


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Images of Ubinas Volcano

 


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For monitoring of this volcano, please refer to Instituto Geofísico del Perú.

 


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