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Reventador volcano
Stratovolcano 3562 m (11,686 ft)
Ecuador, -0.08°S / -77.66°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Reventador volcano eruptions:
1541, 1590, 1691, 1748, 1797, 1802, 1843, 1843, 1844, 1856, 1871, 1894, 1898-1906, 1912, 1926, 1929, 1936, 1944, 1955, 1957, 1960, 1972, 1973-74, 1976, 2002 (large eruption), 2004 (Nov) - 2005 (Jan), 2005 (June) - 2006 (March), 2008 (July) - ongoing
Typical eruption style:
Explosive and effusive.
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Reventador volcano, Ecuador: news & activity updates

Reventador volcano (Ecuador): eruption continues with pyroclastic flow

Monday Sep 07, 2020 07:32 AM | BY: MARTIN
Ash emissions and pyroclastic flow from Reventador volcano on 6 September (image: IGEPN)
Ash emissions and pyroclastic flow from Reventador volcano on 6 September (image: IGEPN)
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues.
It seems that pyroclastic flow generated by the near-constant explosions traveled over the western slopes, as can be seen in the image.
Incandescence continues to be observed from the summit crater.
Ash column reach up to 17,000 ft (5,200 m) altitude and drifted NW.
The lava flow on the northeast flank remains active, currently about 350 m long.
Source: Instituto Geofísico volcano activity update 7 September 2020
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