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Stratovolcano 3562 m (11,686 ft)
Ecuador, -0.08°S / -77.66°W
(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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(5 days expedition to Ecuador to observe volcanic activity from close)
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Reventador volcano, Ecuador: news & activity updates
Reventador volcano (Ecuador) activity update: steam plume
Mon, 17 Dec 2012, 10:40
10:40 AM | BY: T
A steam plume was seen rising about 1 km above the crater during a (rare) window of clear weather on 16 Dec.
A strong pulse of volcanic tremor and volcanic earthquakes occurred earlier today, suggesting a possible small emission. Visible observations remain difficult due to cloud cover and there are no other reports of activity. ... read all
While direct observations are usually impossible due to cloud cover, seismic tremor pulses and explosion signals indicate ash emissions occasional mild explosions continue. ... read all
Compared to November, the activity has decreased, but weak explosions with small ash emissions continue, accompanied by moderate seismic activity. ... read all
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. ... read all
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. read all
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