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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
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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.Last earthquakes nearbyLatest satellite images
Reventador volcano, Ecuador: news & activity updates
Reventador volcano (Ecuador) activity update
Friday Nov 16, 2012 10:26 AM | BY: T
Current seismic signal from CONE station (IG)
While visual observations are difficult to absent due to near constant cloud cover, the seismic signal tells a clear story that significant activity is going on at the growing lava dome.
IG counted 26 tremor pulses, 5 explosion signals and 21 rockfall signals during 14-15 Nov.
Thursday, Nov 15, 2012
A new phase of activity started on 9 November, characterized by lava flows from the crater, steam plumes, and thermal anomalies detected in satellite images. ... [more]
Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012
The volcano observatory reported an new ash emission reaching 17,000 ft (about 5.2 km) altitude, i.e. an ash plume rising about 2 km above the volcano. [more]
Saturday, Nov 10, 2012
The Geophysical Insitutde of Ecuador reported an ash emission earlier today at 04:00 h GMT. The height of the ash plume was unknown due to intense cloud cover, and no ash could be identified on satellite data. ...
Tuesday, Nov 06, 2012
At about 0400 on 5 November a steam-and-ash plume rose 3 km. An ash plume rose 2 km and drifted NW at 0600. [more]
Monday, Nov 05, 2012
Eruptive activity probably continues at Reventador. During a rare window of clear weather, a steam column was seen rising 3 km from the crater on 3 Oct. The seismogram shows intense activity as well. [more]
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