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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

Tuesday May 14, 2013 15:44 PM | BY: T

IG reported continued moderate activity with occasional (mostly unobserved) small explosions.
Previous news
MODIS hot spot data (past 2 days) for Reventador volcano (ModVolc, Univ. Hawaii)
Monday, May 06, 2013
Activity has remained moderate with occasional explosions and possibly the emplacement of a hot avalanche or lava flow on the eastern flank, where a new hot spot on the latest MODIS satellite data can be seen, in addition to the summit where a lava dome is active. [more]
Thursday, May 02, 2013
Last night, emissions of steam and some ash produced a column rising bout 1 km above the crater. [more]
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Activity remains moderate with frequent small explosions detected on seismic signals and strong degassing producing a plume that was observed yesterday rising 800 m. [more]
Unusual clear view of Reventador volcano today (IG webcam)
Thursday, Apr 25, 2013
Activity has decreased lately, with only occasional small explosions and weak steaming observed. The MODIS data show no longer a hot spot, suggesting that lava effusion has more or less stopped. [more]
MODIS hot spots at the summit of Reventador volcano (Univ. Hawai'i)
Sunday, Apr 14, 2013
A MODIS hot spot at the summit and fluctuating moderate levels of seismicity suggest that slow lava extrusion and occasional explosions continue. ... [more]

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