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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

Friday Nov 14, 2014 07:40 AM | BY: T

IG reported moderate volcanic activity including explosions, long-period earthquakes, harmonic tremor, and tremor at Reventador during 5-11 November.
On 11 November steam plumes with a minor ash content rose 1 km and drifted NW. Cloudy conditions frequently obscured views of the summit. (Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 5-11 November 2014)
Previous news
Current seismic signal at Reventador volcano (CONE station, IGPEN)
Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014
Mild activity consisting of occasional small explosions, characterized as "moderate" by IGEPN, continues at the volcano. Most of the time, the volcano is hidden in clouds and this activity is inferred from seismic signals. [more]
Pyroclastic flow from an explosion at Reventador on 26 July evening (IGPEN webcam)
Monday, Jul 28, 2014
Activity at the volcano has increased with more frequent small to moderately sized explosions from the growing lava dome in its summit. An explosion on the evening of 26 July generated a pyroclastic flow on the southwestern slope that reached almost 1 km length. ... [more]
Small ash emission at Reventador yesterday
Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014
Intermittent small explosions continue as well as slow lava extrusion at the summit, evidenced by thermal hot spots visible on satellite data. [more]
The pyroclastic flow from Reventador's explosion this morning
Wednesday, Jul 02, 2014
A strong explosion occurred at the volcano this morning at 06:50 local time. It produced a heavily loaded, dense eruption column that collapsed into a pyroclastic flow that swept down the flank of the cone: ... [more]
Ash plume from Reventador volcano this morning
Tuesday, Jul 01, 2014
Effusive-explosive activity at the volcano continues, but has decreased following the recent surge of lava emission that ended about a week ago. ... [more]

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