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Cayambe volcano
stratovolcano 5790 m / 18,996 ft
Ecuador, 0.03°N / -77.99°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)| Reports
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Cayambe volcano eruptions:
1785-86, 1700(?), 1590(?), 1570(?), 1440(?), 1290(?), 1270(?), 1040(?), 880(?), 260 AD (?), 200 AD (?), 170 AD (?), 10 AD (?), 180 BC (?), 230 BC (?), 260 BC (?), 460 BC, 510 BC (?), 560 BC (?), 1300 BC (?), 1650 BC (?), 1800 BC (?)
Typical eruption style:
explosive
Last earthquakes nearby
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Cayambe volcano news & activity updates:

Cayambe volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION AT 01/1343Z TO FL220

Wednesday Aug 01, 2018 15:00 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX23 at 14:50 UTC, 01/08/18 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20180801/1448Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: CAYAMBE
352006
PSN: N0002 W07759

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 18991 FT [5788
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2018/001

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST.

ERUPTION DETAILS:
ERUPTION AT 01/1343Z TO FL220

RMK: WE HAVE RECEIVED INFORMATION
SUGGESTING A
POSSIBLE VA EMISSION. WE WILL GATHER FURTHER
INFORMATION
AND ISSUE A FULL ADVISORY AS SOON AS
POSSIBLE.

NXT ADVISORY: AS SOON AS
POSSIBLE

Previous news
Current earthquakes (yellow: Sep-Dec 2016; blue: June 2016) under Cayambe (image: IGEPN)
Wednesday, Dec 07, 2016
The volcano has become restless. Scientists from Ecuador's Institute of Geophysics (IGEPN) recorded an increased number of earthquakes under the volcano a new report shows. The increased seismicity could be (but not must be) a precursor of renewed activity in the medium-term future (weeks, months?). ... [more]

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