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Stratovolcano 3562 m (11,686 ft)
Ecuador, -0.08°S / -77.66°W
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Reventador volcano (Ecuador): summit cone with glowing lava bombs

Monday Jul 06, 2020 06:30 AM | BY: MARTIN

Glowing lava bombs from Reventador volcano (image: IGEPN)
Glowing lava bombs from Reventador volcano (image: IGEPN)
On 5 July at 02:48 local time IGEPN recorded an explosion associated with scoria that is being ejected above the crater and caused avalanches of material on all flanks of the volcano. Blocks were ejected as far as 800 m away from the crater.
Emissions of steam and ash generated by the explosion reached 14,000 ft (4,300 m) altitude and drifted W-NW.
Source: Instituto Geofísico volcano activity update 6 July 2020
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