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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

Wednesday Oct 09, 2013 16:59 PM | BY: T

Activity remained unchanged at moderate levels with sporadic explosions producing ash plumes up to about 1 km height.
Previous news
Reventador volcano last evening with crater glow and steam/ash venting
Saturday, Oct 05, 2013
Activity has remained unchanged at moderate levels. Weak glow from the summit, intense steaming and few ash explosions occur. [more]
Steam emission (with ash?) from Reventador yesterday
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013
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. [more]
Small ash explosion from Reventador yesterday (IGPEN webcam)
Thursday, Sep 19, 2013
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. ... [more]
MODIS hot spot data (past 7 days) for Reventador volcano (ModVolc, Univ. Hawaii)
Monday, Sep 16, 2013
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. ... [more]
Current seismic signal from Reventador (CONE station, IGPEN)
Saturday, Sep 14, 2013
Activity, both internal and external, remains high, with occasional ash explosions and possibly lava effusion from the summit vent. [more]

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