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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): effusive-explosive eruption continues

Wednesday Sep 30, 2020 07:46 AM | BY: MARTIN
Pyroclastic flow from Reventador volcano yesterday (image: IGEPN)
Pyroclastic flow from Reventador volcano yesterday (image: IGEPN)
The activity of the volcano has remained essentially unchanged characterized by effusive-explosive eruption.
IGEPN reported that the lava flow on the northeast flank remains active, currently about 400 m long.
Incandescence is visible from the crater and caused hot avalanches of blocks sliding down the southwest flank that reached approx. 600 m.
Near-constant ash emissions reached up to 15,000 ft (4,600 m) altitude and drifted W. It also produced pyroclastic flows that traveled over the upper slopes, as can be seen in the image.
Source: Instituto Geofísico volcano activity update 30 September 2020
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