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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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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

Reventador volcano (Ecuador) activity update

Friday Nov 16, 2012 10:26 AM | BY: T

Current seismic signal from CONE station (IG)
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.
Previous news
Current seismic signal (CONE station) showing tremor and activity from rockfalls and small quakes (IG)
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]
Seismic signal this morning CONE station (IG)
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. ... [more]
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]
Current seismic signal from CONE station (IG)
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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