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Cotopaxi volcano
stratovolcano 5911 m / 19,393 ft
Ecuador, -0.68°S / -78.44°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Cotopaxi volcano eruptions:
2015-16, 1942(?), 1940, 1939(?), 1931(?), 1928-30(?), 1905-08, 1903, 1895, 1886, 1885, 1883?, 1883, 1882, 1880, 1879, 1878, 1877, 1870-76, 1870, 1869, 1868, 1867, 1866, 1863, 1860-62, 1859, 1858, 1857, 1856, 1856, 1855, 1854, 1853, 1852, 1851, 1850, 1845, 1844, 1803, 1768, 1766, 1750, 1747-49, 1746, 1744, 1743, 1743, 1742, 1742, 1740-41, 1738, 1698, 1534, 1533, 1532, 1400, 1260, 1130, 950, 770, 760, 740, 550, 370, 180, 140, 110, 70, 80 BC, 230 BC, 1510 BC, 2220 BC, 2640 BC
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Cotopaxi volcano news & activity updates:

Cotopaxi Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: NEW VA EMS

Friday Jan 10, 2020 14:30 PM | BY: VN

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

FVXX22 at 14:14 UTC, 10/01/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200110/1413Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: COTOPAXI 352050
PSN: S0041 W07826

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 19393 FT [5911 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/001

INFO SOURCE: GUAYAQUIL MWO.

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS

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
Sunday, Jul 15, 2018
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Nov 18, 2017
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Friday, Nov 03, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Sunday, Oct 08, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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