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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: weak ash explosions

Tuesday Dec 11, 2012 06:30 AM | BY: T

Current seismic signal from CONE station (IG)
Current seismic signal from CONE station (IG)
Compared to November, the activity has decreased, but weak explosions with small ash emissions continue, accompanied by moderate seismic activity.
Previous news
Current seismic signal from CONE station (IG)
Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012
Reventador volcano's activity continues at elevated levels with the possibility of larger explosive eruptions and pyroclastic flows, according to the latest report of the Instituto Geofísico. ... [more]
Current seismic signal from CONE station (IG)
Friday, Nov 16, 2012
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. ... [more]
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]

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