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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) activity update

Friday Sep 28, 2012 09:10 AM | BY: T

Mostly the volcano is hidden in clouds and IG has no seismic data available, but last night, energetic steam emissions were observed.
Previous news
Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012
A 2 km high steam plume is rising from the volcano, IG reported last night. [more]
Thursday, Sep 20, 2012
An ash cloud rising to 16,000 ft (5 km) was observed from Reventador volcano at 11:15 GMT today. ... [more]
Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012
The volcano was seen producing a steam plume rising 2 km. No seismic data are available as the station is damaged. [more]
Saturday, Sep 08, 2012
On the afternoon of September 6, strong steaming was observed producing a plume reaching 3 km height above the crater. The plume contained some ash and during the night 6-7 Sep, an explosion was observed that ejected incandescent material which fell on and outside of the northwestern crater rim. The next morning (7 Sep), steam and minor ash emissions produced plumes between 1-3 kim height. [more]

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