Reventador volcano, Ecuador: news & activity updates
Reventador volcano (Ecuador), eruption news: new eruption on 10 Nov 2008
Reventador volcano in Ecuador has started a new eruption on 10 November with spectacular strombolian activity and lava flows on both its north and south side. The, the fist after its last eruption in July, eruption followed increased seismicity that started at 13h00 on Saturday (8 Nov).
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No inhabitated areas are at risk from the current eruption.
Tue, 29 Jul 2008, 16:05
A new eruption is reported from Reventador volcano. The Ecuadorian Institute of Geophysics (Istituto Geofisico, IG) reports eruptive tremor starting on 27 July from 15h00 local time. In the evening of that day, incandscence became visible from the summit of the volcano, indicating lava flows. An ash plume rose to 500-2000m and light ashfall was reported in the area around Olmedo. ... Lees alle
Thu, 18 Oct 2007, 15:52
Infrequent, mostly small ash eruptions continue at Reventarod volcano. On 11 October, the volcano produced an ash plume that rose to an altitude of 4.6 km (15,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted S. ... Lees alle
Thu, 5 Apr 2007, 21:40
On 28 March, an eruption from Reventador produced an ash plume that rose to an altitude of 5.6 km (18,400 ft) a.s.l. and drifted W. A small lava flow traveled 200 m down the S flank. Incandescent material and ash emissions were observed during 29-31 March. On 1 April, ash plumes rose to an altitude of 7.6 km (24,900 ft) a.s.l. and incandescent rocks were ejected about 50 m above the crater. Incandescent material was again seen at the summit on 2 April. The Washington VAAC reported that a strong hotspot was present on satellite imagery during 1-3 April. Based on pilot reports, IG reported that a steam-and-gas plume with little ash content rose to an altitude of 6.1 km (20,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted W on 3 April. Lees alle
Thu, 29 Mar 2007, 22:23
New activity has started at Reventador volcano. In early March, the number of tectonic earthquakes from Reventador had increased. During 8-22 March, steam-and-ash plumes rising to altitudes of 4 km (13,000 ft) a.s.l. were observed sporadically. On 21 March, noises were reported. The next day, seismic signals changed and indicated possible emissions. On 24 March, local people saw ash plumes and incandescent material near the crater and heard roaring noises. An explosion produced a plume that rose to an altitude of 6.6 km (21,700 ft) a.s.l. and drifted W. Based on reports from IG, the Washington VAAC reported an ash plume to altitudes of 3.7-7 km (12,000-23,000 ft) a.s.l. that drifted NE and WNW during 26-27 March. A thermal anomaly was present on satellite imagery during 24-27 March. Lees alle