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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) 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

Sat, 5 Oct 2013, 13:19
13:19 PM | BY: T
Reventador volcano last evening with crater glow and steam/ash venting
Reventador volcano last evening with crater glow and steam/ash venting
Current seismic signal from Reventador (CONE station, IGPEN)
Current seismic signal from Reventador (CONE station, IGPEN)
Activity has remained unchanged at moderate levels. Weak glow from the summit, intense steaming and few ash explosions occur.

Previous news

Tue, 24 Sep 2013, 17:03
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. ... read all
Thu, 19 Sep 2013, 02:52
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. read all
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

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