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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 Nov 19, 2014 03:33 AM | BY: T

Activity at the volcano continues with little changes. Occasional small explosions are being reported to occur from the active lava dome in the crater.
Previous news
Friday, Nov 14, 2014
IG reported moderate volcanic activity including explosions, long-period earthquakes, harmonic tremor, and tremor at Reventador during 5-11 November. ... [more]
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]

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