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stratovolcano 5911 m / 19,393 ft
Ecuador, -0.68°S / -78.44°WCurrent status
: minor activity or eruption warning
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| ReportsCotopaxi volcano booksCotopaxi volcano eruptions:2015-16
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Cotopaxi volcano news & activity updates:
Cotopaxi volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: PSBL EM AT 07/2324Z
Sunday Oct 08, 2017 00:45 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX23 at 00:42 UTC, 08/10/17 from KNES
PSN: S0041 W07826
SUMMIT ELEV: 19393 FT [5911
ADVISORY NR: 2017/003
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NON-OPERATIONAL
ERUPTION DETAILS: PSBL EM AT 07/2324Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 08/0600Z
FCST VA CLD +12HR:
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 08/1800Z
RMK: MWO RPRT EM TO FL220 MOV W.
VA NOT DETECTED
IN STLT IMAGERY UNDER MSTLY CLEAR SKY CONDITIONS.
WILL BE MONITORED. ...TURK
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES
Thursday, Aug 25, 2016
Yesterday's ash plume from the volcano was the result of strong winds remobilizing older ash deposits (from the recent eruptive activity during 2015-16), NOT cause by a new eruptive phase. ... [more]
Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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.
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. ... [more]
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