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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

Tue, 13 May 2014, 18:13
18:13 PM | BY: T
The lava flows on the slopes of the summit cone are no longer active, but intermittent explosions of small to medium size continue to occur.
Previous news
Fri, 9 May 2014, 08:49
Current infrared image of Reventador volcano showing the still active (white) / cooling (yellow) lava flows (IGPEN)
The activity of the volcano had increased during the past two weeks, producing several lava flows and some relatively strong explosions. At the moment, it has decreased again, but remains moderately high. Explosions have become less frequent and the lava flows are only weakly alimented. ... read all
Mon, 28 Apr 2014, 14:39
Current seismic signal at Reventador (CONE station, IGPEN)
The volcano's activity remains moderate to high, with continuing sporadic explosions. Cloud cover has prevented direct observations most of the time. ... read all
Thu, 24 Apr 2014, 21:02
Infrared images of Reventador volcano yesterday showing what could be a lava fountain and new lava flow (Annotations: Culture Volcan, images: IGPEN)
A new phase of intense activity with possible lava fountains and new lava flows began at the volcano yesterday. read all
Fri, 18 Apr 2014, 07:58
MODIS hot spot at Reventador (MODVOLC, Univ. Hawaii)
The volcano continues to produce small to medium explosions with ash plumes rising up to 1.5 km. A MODIS hot spot indicates the presence of fresh lava at the summit, but there seems to be currently no lava flow. ... read all
Mon, 14 Apr 2014, 17:14
Current seismic signal from Reventador (CONE station, IGPEN)
Activity continues at moderate levels with small intermittent explosions, but (probably) no longer active lava flows. read all
 

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