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Stratovolcano 3562 m (11,686 ft)
Ecuador, -0.08°S / -77.66°WCurrent status
(4 out of 5)Reventador webcams / live data
| ReportsReventador volcano videosReventador volcano booksReventador 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.Last earthquakes nearbyLatest satellite images
Reventador volcano, Ecuador: news & activity updates
Thu, 14 Nov 2013, 12:11
Explosion and small pyroclastic flow from Reventador on 2 Nov 2013
The activity consisting of sporadic small to moderate explosions continues but has decreased after 2 November. On that day, a small pyroclastic flow descended on the west flank of the active cone, reaching a length of 300-400 m. Explosions produced plumes of up to about 2 km height and light ash fall occurred in San Rafael village located 8 km east of the volcano. ...more
Sun, 3 Nov 2013, 10:40
Small ash explosion from Reventador yesterday evening (IGPEN webcam)
Sporadic explosions of small to moderate size continue to occur at the summit vent. A pilot observed an ash plume at 22,000 ft (6.7 km) altitude last night.
Thu, 17 Oct 2013, 11:17
Ash explosion at Reventador volcano this morning
IGPEN reports no significant change in the currently mild, intermittent explosive activity. During the latest 24 hour observation interval, 12 ash explosions were recorded and observed ash plumes rose to about 1 km above the crater.
Tue, 15 Oct 2013, 14:22
Ash explosion at Reventador volcano yesterday
Steam and ash emissions with occasional explosions from the summit vent continue. Yesterday morning, a plume was seen rising about 1 km. IGPEN characterizes activity as moderate to high.
Sun, 13 Oct 2013, 07:06
Intermittent small to moderate ash explosions continue.
Wed, 9 Oct 2013, 16:59
Activity remained unchanged at moderate levels with sporadic explosions producing ash plumes up to about 1 km height.
Sat, 5 Oct 2013, 13:19
Reventador volcano last evening with crater glow and steam/ash venting
Activity has remained unchanged at moderate levels. Weak glow from the summit, intense steaming and few ash explosions occur.
Current seismic signal from Reventador (CONE station, IGPEN)
Tue, 24 Sep 2013, 17:03
Steam emission (with ash?) from Reventador yesterday
Activity (as far as could be observed) has been a bit calmer with less frequent explosions during the past days, but essentially remains unchanged. Seismic activity is at moderate to high levels and a thermal hot spot is visible at the summit.
Thu, 19 Sep 2013, 02:52
Small ash explosion from Reventador yesterday (IGPEN webcam)
Activity remains at moderate to high levels. The volcano produces degassing, ash venting and relatively frequent small (strombolian-type) explosions that generate small ash plumes rising a few 100 m. Incandescence can be seen at night, IGPEN reported. ...more
Mon, 16 Sep 2013, 15:17
MODIS hot spot data (past 7 days) for Reventador volcano (ModVolc, Univ. Hawaii)
An explosion was heard last evening (but could not be observed due to cloud cover). Activity, both internal (seismic) and external, remain generally at moderate to high levels, but has been lower today. ...more
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