Reventador volcano, Ecuador: news & activity updates

Reventador volcano (Ecuador) activity update: small lava flow on NE flank, occasional ash eruptions

Thu, 23 Feb 2012, 06:15
06:15 AM | BY: T
Continued small lava flow on NE flank, visible as thermal anomaly. Washington VAAC reported an ash plume that drifted 19 km SE on 16 February. IG observed an ash plume that rose 100 m above the crater on 18 February.

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Wed, 15 Feb 2012, 00:01
New activity was detected on 10-13 February. Satellite images showed a thermal anomaly on 10 February. Based on pilot observations, the Washington VAAC reported an ash plume that rose to an altitude of 5.2 km (17,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted NW. On 11 February ash-and-steam emissions drifted NW. Seismicity increased on 12 February and a lava flow descended the NE flank during 12-13 February. Crater incandescence was observed during 10-13 February. ... Read all
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