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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): frequent small explosions

Thu, 19 Sep 2013, 02:52
02:52 AM | BY: T
Small ash explosion from Reventador yesterday (IGPEN webcam)
Small ash explosion from Reventador yesterday (IGPEN webcam)
Activity remains at moderate to high levels. The volcano produces degassing, ash venting and relatively frequent small (strombolian-type) explosions that generate small ash plumes rising a few 100 m. Incandescence can be seen at night, IGPEN reported.
Video of yesterday's activity showing two small eruptions:
Previous news
Mon, 16 Sep 2013, 15:17
MODIS hot spot data (past 7 days) for Reventador volcano (ModVolc, Univ. Hawaii)
An explosion was heard last evening (but could not be observed due to cloud cover). Activity, both internal (seismic) and external, remain generally at moderate to high levels, but has been lower today. read all
Sat, 14 Sep 2013, 09:50
Current seismic signal from Reventador (CONE station, IGPEN)
Activity, both internal and external, remains high, with occasional ash explosions and possibly lava effusion from the summit vent. ... read all
Sat, 7 Sep 2013, 10:16
Ash emission yesterday from Reventador
While the other notoriously active Ecuadorian volcano, Tungurahua, has been very calm recently, eruptive activity from Reventador has increased again. Ash emissions and explosions occur more frequently and have gained in strength again, following a phase of less intense activity. ... read all
Sat, 17 Aug 2013, 14:58
Eruptive activity continues at moderate levels. There are occasional ash explosions with plumes of a few 100 m height and possibly minor lava effusion from the intra-caldera cone at the summit. ... read all
Thu, 25 Jul 2013, 14:45
Activity remains at high levels, characterized by small explosions and the likely effusion of lava flows. Unfortunately, near-constant cloud cover makes direct observations difficult. ... read all
 

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