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Stratovolcano 3562 m (11,686 ft)
Ecuador, -0.08°S / -77.66°W
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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
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Explosive and effusive.
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Reventador volcano, Ecuador: news & activity updates
Reventador volcano (Ecuador) activity update: intermittent weak to moderate explosions, occasional pyroclastic flows
Monday Apr 13, 2015 08:42 AM | BY: T
Explosion and pyroclastic flow at Reventador on 9 April
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.
Tuesday, Apr 07, 2015
A larger explosion seems to have occurred about an hour ago. On the thermal webcam, the upper cone is seen covered with incandescent ejecta. ...
Monday, Mar 16, 2015
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.
Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015
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.
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. ...
Thursday, Feb 05, 2015
Activity with sporadic small explosions from the active dome continues. Seismic activity is at moderate levels.
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