Reventador volcano (Ecuador), eruption news: new summit eruption
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.
Tue, 29 Jul 2008, 16:0516:05 PM |
Reventador's last eruption was in March 2007.
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. ... Read all
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. Read all