Reventador , Ecuador : Activity remains high.

Reventador , Ecuador : Activity remains high.

Volcanic activity Bulletin No.08, Tuesday, March 22, 2016

SUMMARY OF THE ACTIVITIES OF THE VOLCANO
Activity remains high.
During the night, a glow was observed and a pyroclastic flow descended 1500 meters in the ravines of the Southwest flank.
In the morning, it was observed vapor emissions with a moderate load of ash to a height of 1000 meters to the west.
At this moment the volcano remains covered by thick clouds.

ANNEX TECHNICAL AND OBSERVATIONS:
Seismicity:
61 events long period (LP), 74 explosions (EXP), 17 episodes of tremor emission (TRE) and two episodes of harmonic tremor (TA) were recorded.
Observations emissions and ashes:
During the night, a glow was observed and a pyroclastic flow descended 1500 meters in the ravines of the Southwest flank.
In the morning, it was observed vapor emissions with a moderate load of ash to a height of 1000 meters to the west.
At this moment the volcano remains covered by thick clouds.

Rain and lahars:
No rainfall was recorded in the volcano area.
GENERAL INFORMATIONS
This report on a daily basis will be published at 12:00 (TL) if the volcano’s activity level requires. In the case of an increase or a change in the behavior of the volcano, it will immediately issued a special report.

March 23, 2016. Reventador , Ecuador :

 

Source : IGEPN

Photo :   José Luis Espinosa Naranjo.

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