Reventador volcano, Ecuador: news & activity updates

Reventador volcano (Ecuador): new lava flow

Sun, 7 Dec 2014, 12:12
12:12 PM | BY: T
Reventador's new lava flow seen with infrared webcam this morning
Reventador's new lava flow seen with infrared webcam this morning
A new lava flow started to descend the southwest flank of the summit cone on 2 Dec and is still active. It has reached the base of the cone and is now approx. 1 km long.
The recent surge in lava effusion began on 2 Dec. A similar lava flow occurred earlier in November. The following time-lapse shows the start of the lava flow and its evolution between 1-5 Dec:

Previous news

Wed, 3 Dec 2014, 16:38
Glow from Reventador's summit this morning
Activity remains similar to the past months at moderate, but fluctuating levels. A more intense phase seems to be going on at the moment, as bright glow has been visible at the summit since yesterday night. Read all
Sat, 22 Nov 2014, 10:35
Infrared image of the lava flow on Reventador volcano on 10 Nov (IGEPN)
A new lava flow is active on the upper NW flank of the volcano, originating from the base of its lava dome. Likely, the flow started in mid to late October; on 19 Nov, it had a length of less than 1 km. ... Read all
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