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stratovolcano 5911 m / 19,393 ft
Ecuador, -0.68°S / -78.44°W
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Cotopaxi volcano news & activity updates:
Cotopaxi volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ONGOING VA EMS
Wednesday Aug 24, 2016 16:00 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX22 at 15:54 UTC, 24/08/16 from KNES
VOLCANO: COTOPAXI 352050
PSN: S0041 W07826
SUMMIT ELEV: 19393 FT [5911 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2016/009
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. GUAYAQUIL MWO. GFS WINDS.
VOLCANO WEB CAMERA.
ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING VA EMS
OBS VA DTG: 24/1515Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS SFC/FL210 090/20KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 24/2130Z
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 25/0330Z
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 25/0930Z
RMK: ONGOING VA EMS CAN BE SEEN IN VOLCANO WEBCAM
MOV W AROUND 20 KTS. ...MICHAEL
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20160824/2200Z
Monday, Aug 08, 2016
The activity of the volcano, both internal (seismic, deformation etc) and at the surface, remains low. IGEPN reports that mild steaming and degassing continue. [more]
Friday, May 20, 2016
During an overflight of Cotopaxi on 10 May, scientists observed minor gas emissions rising 600 m above the crater and drifting N and NW. Glaciers remained cracked, though glacial melting observed in recent months had decreased considerably. The temperature of flank fumaroles had decreased slightly. [more]
Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016
Surface activity of the volcano has been mostly low during the past weeks, characterized by degassing / steaming and occasional very weak ash emissions. ...
Saturday, Feb 06, 2016
On 29 January IG reported that in recent weeks superficial activity at Cotopaxi was characterized by minor steam emissions from the crater and sporadic gas emissions with minor amounts of ash. ... [more]
Saturday, Nov 21, 2015
The volcano's activity remains low, with intermittent small ash emissions and continuous steaming. Weak glow can sometimes be observed at night. According to IGEPN, seismic activity remains moderately strong. [more]
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