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Stratovolcano 3562 m (11,686 ft)
Ecuador, -0.08°S / -77.66°W
(4 out of 5)
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.
Reventador volcano tours:Reventador Volcano Special
(5 days expedition to Ecuador to observe volcanic activity from close)
Reventador volcano, Ecuador: news & activity updates
Reventador volcano (Ecuador) activity update
Tue, 24 Sep 2013, 17:03
17:03 PM | BY: T
Steam emission (with ash?) from Reventador yesterday
Activity (as far as could be observed) has been a bit calmer with less frequent explosions during the past days, but essentially remains unchanged. Seismic activity is at moderate to high levels and a thermal hot spot is visible at the summit.
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. read all
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
Activity, both internal and external, remains high, with occasional ash explosions and possibly lava effusion from the summit vent. ... read all
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
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
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