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Reventador volcano (Ecuador), activity update: steaming and ash emission

Thursday Apr 19, 2012 07:04 AM | BY: T

eruption plume from Reventador on 18 April (photo: L. Gomezjurado / IG)
eruption plume from Reventador on 18 April (photo: L. Gomezjurado / IG)
Reventador continues to be mildly active with ongoing weak to moderate steam and ash emissions. The Instituto Geofísico reports a 2 km high column of steam and ash rising from Reventador volcano on 18 April. The ash cloud moved to the NW.
IG characterizes the actual activity level (visual and seismic activity) of Reventador "moderate". No major changes have been observed at the volcano in recent days.
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