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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
Thu, 17 Oct 2013, 11:17
11:17 AM | BY: T
Ash explosion at Reventador volcano this morning
IGPEN reports no significant change in the currently mild, intermittent explosive activity. During the latest 24 hour observation interval, 12 ash explosions were recorded and observed ash plumes rose to about 1 km above the crater.
Steam and ash emissions with occasional explosions from the summit vent continue. Yesterday morning, a plume was seen rising about 1 km. IGPEN characterizes activity as moderate to high. ... read all
Intermittent small to moderate ash explosions continue. ... read all
Activity remained unchanged at moderate levels with sporadic explosions producing ash plumes up to about 1 km height. ... read all
Activity has remained unchanged at moderate levels. Weak glow from the summit, intense steaming and few ash explosions occur. ... read all
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
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