The volcano continues its moderate activity.
During the morning hours, it was observed gases and steam with low ash content, reaching a maximum height of 2500 meters above the crater level. At the moment, the volcano is covered by clouds.
Techniques and observations annex :
Since 06h00 (TL) until 17 h00 (TL), 34 events volcano tectonic (VT), 2 events of long period (LP), 2 emission tremor events were recorded.
Observations of emissions and ash:
During the morning, the area was discovered and the volcano was observed with continuous vapor emissions with low ash content that reached a height of 2500m above the crater, moving toward the West- Northwest .
In the evening, the volcano remains cloudy, making it impossible direct observation.
The issue value of Sulphur Dioxide is 634Tonnes / day with 71 valid measures.
There was no rain in the area.
December 23, 2015. Cotopaxi, Ecuador :
Source : IGEPN
Photo : José Luis Espinosa Naranjo .