Ecuador volcano spews 6-mile ash column (6)

Times of India 2014.04.05 18:05
AP | Apr 5, 2014, 06.03 PM IST QUITO (Ecuador): Ecuador's Tungurahua volcano has spewed a 6-mile (10- kilometer) column of ash after a powerful, five-minute explosion that shot pyroclastic material onto its northern and northwestern flanks. Ecuador's geophysics institute said Friday's blast occurred at 6:10pm local time and was followed by a second, four-minute explosion and five lesser tremors.
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