Reventador volcano, Ecuador: news & activity updates

Reventador volcano (Ecuador): new phase of elevated activity, lava flow

Sun, 28 Jun 2015, 10:55
10:55 AM | BY: T
Active lava flow on Reventador today, seen on the thermal webcam
Active lava flow on Reventador today, seen on the thermal webcam
Activity 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.

Previous news

Sun, 24 May 2015, 12:26
Small explosion at Reventador volcano yesterday
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. ... Read all
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