Reventador volcano, Ecuador: news & activity updates
Reventador volcano (Ecuador): new phase of elevated activity, lava flow
Sunday Jun 28, 2015 10:55 AM | BY: T
Active lava flow on Reventador today, seen on the thermal webcamActivity at the volcano has been relatively intense during the past days with at least one active lava flow, approx. 1-1.5 km long, traveling down the SE side of the summit cone.
After the previous flow from 19 May had stopped, probably in early-mid June, a new surge started on 23 June and is still continuing.
Sunday, May 24, 2015
Activity at the volcano remains at moderate to high levels, according to IGPEN. The lava flow that started on the southern flank on 19 May has not advanced any more during the past days and might be cooling. In turn, explosions have picked up a bit from the summit vent. [more]
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
The volcano's activity remains elevated. Mild to moderate explosions occur frequently from the summit vent, where viscous lava is being extruded and also produces an active lava flow, approx. 300 m long on the southwestern flank. ... [more]
Reventador volcano (Ecuador) activity update: intermittent weak to moderate explosions, occasional pyroclastic flows
Monday, Apr 13, 2015
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. [more]
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. ... [more]
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. [more]