Reventador volcano, Ecuador: news & activity updates

Reventador volcano (Ecuador) activity update: intermittent weak to moderate explosions, occasional pyroclastic flows

Mon, 13 Apr 2015, 08:42
08:42 AM | BY: T
Explosion and pyroclastic flow at Reventador on 9 April
Explosion and pyroclastic flow at Reventador on 9 April
Explosion and pyroclastic flow at Reventador on 11 April (IGPEN infrared webcam)
Explosion and pyroclastic flow at Reventador on 11 April (IGPEN infrared webcam)
Activity has been relatively intense during the past days. Frequent explosions with ash plumes of 1-2 km height and smaller pyroclastic flows have occurred from the summit vent, where a lava dome is growing.

Previous news

Tue, 7 Apr 2015, 08:07
Incandescent material on Reventador volcano, presumably from an eruption this morning
A larger explosion seems to have occurred about an hour ago. On the thermal webcam, the upper cone is seen covered with incandescent ejecta. Read all
Mon, 16 Mar 2015, 09:49
Infrared image of Reventador volcano on 15 Mar (IGEPN)
The recent lava flow on the southwestern flank, that had started early on 11 March and had reached a length of approx. 1500 m, seems no longer to be active, or has decreased a lot. Occasional small explosions continue to occur at the summit vent. ... Read all
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