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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: ash emissions

Wednesday Dec 26, 2012 11:05 AM | BY: T

Ash emissions of low intensity continue from time to time at Reventador. The lava dome is most likely continuing to grow, but direct observations are often impossible. IG experiences technical problems with the seismic station at the moment.
Previous news
Image of Reventador during clear weather today
Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012
Seismicity has recently decreased and become more discontinuous. [more]
Monday, Dec 17, 2012
A steam plume was seen rising about 1 km above the crater during a (rare) window of clear weather on 16 Dec. [more]
Current seismic signal from CONE station (IG)
Friday, Dec 14, 2012
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. [more]
Current seismogram CONE station ( IGEPN)
Thursday, Dec 13, 2012
While direct observations are usually impossible due to cloud cover, seismic tremor pulses and explosion signals indicate ash emissions occasional mild explosions continue. [more]
Current seismic signal from CONE station (IG)
Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012
Compared to November, the activity has decreased, but weak explosions with small ash emissions continue, accompanied by moderate seismic activity. [more]

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