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Stratovolcano 3562 m (11,686 ft)
Ecuador, -0.08°S / -77.66°W
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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
Sun, 7 Dec 2014, 12:12
Reventador's new lava flow seen with infrared webcam this morning
A new lava flow started to descend the southwest flank of the summit cone on 2 Dec and is still active. It has reached the base of the cone and is now approx. 1 km long. Read more... read all
Wed, 3 Dec 2014, 16:38
Glow from Reventador's summit this morning
Activity remains similar to the past months at moderate, but fluctuating levels. A more intense phase seems to be going on at the moment, as bright glow has been visible at the summit since yesterday night. Read more...
Sat, 22 Nov 2014, 10:35
Infrared image of the lava flow on Reventador volcano on 10 Nov (IGEPN)
A new lava flow is active on the upper NW flank of the volcano, originating from the base of its lava dome. Likely, the flow started in mid to late October; on 19 Nov, it had a length of less than 1 km.
Wed, 19 Nov 2014, 03:33
Activity at the volcano continues with little changes. Occasional small explosions are being reported to occur from the active lava dome in the crater.
Fri, 14 Nov 2014, 07:40
IG reported moderate volcanic activity including explosions, long-period earthquakes, harmonic tremor, and tremor at Reventador during 5-11 November. Read more...
Tue, 19 Aug 2014, 15:43
Current seismic signal at Reventador volcano (CONE station, IGPEN)
Mild activity consisting of occasional small explosions, characterized as "moderate" by IGEPN, continues at the volcano. Most of the time, the volcano is hidden in clouds and this activity is inferred from seismic signals.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014, 16:14
Pyroclastic flow from an explosion at Reventador on 26 July evening (IGPEN webcam)
Activity at the volcano has increased with more frequent small to moderately sized explosions from the growing lava dome in its summit. An explosion on the evening of 26 July generated a pyroclastic flow on the southwestern slope that reached almost 1 km length. Read more...
Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 13:28
Small ash emission at Reventador yesterday
Intermittent small explosions continue as well as slow lava extrusion at the summit, evidenced by thermal hot spots visible on satellite data.
MODIS hot spots at Reventador (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
Wed, 2 Jul 2014, 15:57
The pyroclastic flow from Reventador's explosion this morning
A strong explosion occurred at the volcano this morning at 06:50 local time. It produced a heavily loaded, dense eruption column that collapsed into a pyroclastic flow that swept down the flank of the cone: Read more... read all
Tue, 1 Jul 2014, 15:11
Ash plume from Reventador volcano this morning
Effusive-explosive activity at the volcano continues, but has decreased following the recent surge of lava emission that ended about a week ago. Read more...
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