Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours:
27 Dec 18 - 2 Jan 2019: Kilauea Volcano Special - Big Island, Hawaiʻi
9-22 Feb 2019: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
2-17 May 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
4-11(12) May 2019: Fascination Volcano - Santorini Island (Greece)
4-12 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
11-19 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
7-12 Jun 2019: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
8-16 Jun 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
14-30 Jun 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
8-23 Jul 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Random pictures
Reventador volcano
Stratovolcano 3562 m (11,686 ft)
Ecuador, -0.08°S / -77.66°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
Reventador webcams / live data | Reports
Reventador volcano videos
Reventador volcano books
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.
Last earthquakes nearby
Latest satellite images
 

Reventador volcano, Ecuador: news & activity updates

Reventador volcano (Ecuador) activity update: growing lava dome, occasional explosions, strong steaming

Sunday Oct 21, 2012 10:05 AM | BY: T

Seismic signal this morning CONE station (IG)
Seismic signal this morning CONE station (IG)
The lava dome is growing in the summit crater and the volcano produces a significant steam plume and occasional explosions, although these are not often seen as the volcano is usually in clouds.
IG has recently repaired the seismic station and records more than 100 signals, mostly long-periods on a daily basis.
Previous news
Friday, Oct 12, 2012
A large steam plume is rising up to about 1.5-2 km from the volcano and sometimes contains ash. [more]
Monday, Oct 08, 2012
Yesterday morning, a steam and ash emission less than 1 km in height was observed from the volcano during a (rare) window of clear weather. [more]
Tuesday, Oct 02, 2012
A steam emission of 1 km height was observed yesterday during a rare window of clear weather. [more]
Friday, Sep 28, 2012
Mostly the volcano is hidden in clouds and IG has no seismic data available, but last night, energetic steam emissions were observed. [more]
Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012
A 2 km high steam plume is rising from the volcano, IG reported last night. [more]

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Text and images on this webpage are copyrighted. Further reproduction and use without authorization is not consented. If you need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: