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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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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
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Explosive and effusive.
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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]

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