Reventador , Ecuador :explosions were observed in the crater.

Reventador , Ecuador :explosions were observed in the crater.

Activity status of Reventador volcano , Sunday, April 24, 2016.

SUMMARY OF THE ACTIVITIES OF THE VOLCANO
During the day yesterday, steam emissions were observed up to 200 meters above the crater. During the night, explosions were observed in the crater. At the time of this report, the volcano is covered.

TECHNICAL ANNEX AND OBSERVATIONS
Seismicity:
From 11:00 (TL) yesterday until 11:00 (TL) today, it was recorded 47 explosions, 39 events long period (LP), 7 episodes of harmonic tremor (TRA) and 15 episodes of tremor emission (TRE ).

Observations emissions and ashes:

During yesterday afternoon the volcano was clear, several emissions of steam and gas were observed with heights up to 200 meters above the crater towards the Northwest . During the night, the volcano was partially covered, explosions were observed in the crater. Today, the crater of the volcano became clear , a light water vapor and gas emission was observed. At the end of this bulletin the volcano is cloudy.

Rain and lahars:
There was no rain in the area.
GENERAL INFORMATIONS
This report on a daily basis will be published at 12:00 (TL). In the case of an increase or a change in the behavior of the volcano, it will immediately issued a special report.

April 25 , 2016. Reventador , Ecuador :

 

Source : IGEPN

Photo : Charly Torres.

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