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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 Mar 11, 2015 11:57 AM | BY: T

Thermal image of Reventador volcano today
Thermal image of Reventador volcano today
Mild explosive and effusive activity in the form of a dome at the summit crater continue. Washington VAAC reported several small ash emissions and thermal images suggest that the lava flow on the upper western flank remains active.
Previous news
Thermal image of Reventador's new lava flow today
Thursday, Feb 12, 2015
A new lava flow seems to be active on the southwestern flank. Occasional explosions continue from the summit vent where a lava dome is growing. ... [more]
Thursday, Feb 05, 2015
Activity with sporadic small explosions from the active dome continues. Seismic activity is at moderate levels. [more]
Reventador's new lava flow seen with infrared webcam this morning
Sunday, Dec 07, 2014
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. ... [more]
Glow from Reventador's summit this morning
Wednesday, Dec 03, 2014
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. ... [more]
Infrared image of the lava flow on Reventador volcano on 10 Nov (IGEPN)
Saturday, Nov 22, 2014
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. [more]

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