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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

Thursday Feb 06, 2014 16:31 PM | BY: TOMPFEIFFER

Intense degassing and occasional weak explosions with ash emissions probably continue, based on the more or less unchanged moderately intense seismic activity. Visual observations were not possible over the past days due to cloud cover.
Previous news
MODIS hot spot data (past 7 days) for Reventador volcano (ModVolc, Univ. Hawaii)
Thursday, Jan 30, 2014
Activity at the volcano continues at moderate levels according to IG, but for the first time since a while, new ash emissions and incandescent material were reported. ... [more]
Explosion and small pyroclastic flow from Reventador on 2 Nov 2013
Thursday, Nov 14, 2013
The activity consisting of sporadic small to moderate explosions continues but has decreased after 2 November. On that day, a small pyroclastic flow descended on the west flank of the active cone, reaching a length of 300-400 m. Explosions produced plumes of up to about 2 km height and light ash fall occurred in San Rafael village located 8 km east of the volcano. ... [more]
Small ash explosion from Reventador yesterday evening (IGPEN webcam)
Sunday, Nov 03, 2013
Sporadic explosions of small to moderate size continue to occur at the summit vent. A pilot observed an ash plume at 22,000 ft (6.7 km) altitude last night. [more]
Ash explosion at Reventador volcano this morning
Thursday, Oct 17, 2013
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. [more]
Ash explosion at Reventador volcano yesterday
Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013
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. [more]

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