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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

Thu, 25 Apr 2013, 15:16
Unusual clear view of Reventador volcano today (IG webcam)
Activity has decreased lately, with only occasional small explosions and weak steaming observed. The MODIS data show no longer a hot spot, suggesting that lava effusion has more or less stopped.
Sun, 14 Apr 2013, 09:48
MODIS hot spots at the summit of Reventador volcano (Univ. Hawai'i)
A MODIS hot spot at the summit and fluctuating moderate levels of seismicity suggest that slow lava extrusion and occasional explosions continue. ...more
Sat, 6 Apr 2013, 15:18
Current seismic signal from Reventador (CONE station, IG)
A slowly decreasing trend of activity is visible, but there are still occasional small explosions and strong degassing. Volcanic earthquakes and tremor fluctuates between low to moderate levels.
Tue, 2 Apr 2013, 10:26
IG reports surface and internal (seismic) activity at stable, moderate levels. A steam plume rising 700 m above the crater, where a lava dome continues to grow, was observed.
Sun, 31 Mar 2013, 12:10
Current seismic signal from Reventador (CONE station, IG)
IG observed a steam column rising 700 m yesterday and glow at night from the summit, indicating that weak effusive activity continues there. ...more
Thu, 28 Mar 2013, 15:12
A steam column was seen rising 1 km above the crater yesterday. Seismic activity remains alternating between periods of calm and bursts of tremor / explosion signals.
Tue, 26 Mar 2013, 16:29
Current seismic signal from Reventador (CONE station, IG)
Activity has remained stable at fluctuating moderate levels, but can rarely be observed directly due to near-constant cloud cover. Explosions and volcanic tremor, sometimes strong as earlier today, are visible on seismic recordings.
Thu, 21 Mar 2013, 15:23
Current seismic signal from Reventador (CONE station, IG)
Strong steaming was observed during a window of clear weather. The seismic activity remains moderately high, with numerous moderate long period earthquakes, harmonic tremor pulses and signs of moderate explosions.
Tue, 19 Mar 2013, 15:27
Steaming Reventador volcano (IGPN webcam)
A rare clear view from the webcam shows a strong degassing plume today. Seismic activity has been moderate.
Mon, 18 Mar 2013, 16:11
Current seismic signal from Reventador (CONE station, IG)
Seismicity has declined a bit today.

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