Reventador volcano, Ecuador: news & activity updates
Reventador volcano (Ecuador): increase in lava effusion
Donnerstag Jan 30, 2014 18:43 | VON: T
MODIS hot spot data (past 7 days) for Reventador volcano (ModVolc, Univ. Hawaii)
Activity at the volcano continues at moderate levels according to IG, but for the first time since a while, new ash emissions and incandescent material were reported.
Seismic signal at Reventador this morning (CONE station, IGPEN)
Since the afternoon of 28 Jan, the volcano's seismic signal showed episodes of continuous emission tremor and glowing material was seen descending on the eastern flank. A thermal hot spot is also visible on MODIS satellite data, suggesting that lava effusion from the dome has increased.
Donnerstag, Nov 14, 2013
The activity consisting of sporadic small to moderate explosions continues but has decreased after 2 November. On that day, a small pyroclastic flow descended on the west flank of the active cone, reaching a length of 300-400 m. Explosions produced plumes of up to about 2 km height and light ash fall occurred in San Rafael village located 8 km east of the volcano. ... [mehr]
Sonntag, Nov 03, 2013
Sporadic explosions of small to moderate size continue to occur at the summit vent. A pilot observed an ash plume at 22,000 ft (6.7 km) altitude last night. [mehr]
Donnerstag, Okt 17, 2013
IGPEN reports no significant change in the currently mild, intermittent explosive activity. During the latest 24 hour observation interval, 12 ash explosions were recorded and observed ash plumes rose to about 1 km above the crater. [mehr]
Dienstag, Okt 15, 2013
Steam and ash emissions with occasional explosions from the summit vent continue. Yesterday morning, a plume was seen rising about 1 km. IGPEN characterizes activity as moderate to high. [mehr]