Reventador, Ecuador : The activity of the volcano remains high.

Reventador, Ecuador : The activity of the volcano remains high.

SUMMARY OF THE ACTIVITIES OF THE VOLCANO
The activity of the volcano remains high. Emissions yesterday afternoon, were observed with low ash content and a shift to the northwest at an altitude of 800 meters above the crater.
At night, small emissions up to 150 m above the summit of the volcano were observed, such as a glow on the western flank to about 1200m below the summit.

Technical and related observations:
Seismicity:
11:00 (TL) yesterday at 11:00 am (TL) today, it was recorded 65 events long period (LP), 11 episodes of tremor emission (TE), 13 episode of harmonic tremor (TA) and 42 explosions (EXP).
Observations of emissions and ash:
Yesterday afternoon, several emissions of gases and water vapor were observed, with low ash charging westwards and maximum height of 800 m above the crater. At night, small emissions are presented with heights up to 150 m above the summit, and a glow on the western flank, up to 1200m below the summit.
Rains and lahars:
It should be noted of rain in the afternoon yesterday, which did not generate lahars.

GENERAL INFORMATIONS

This report on a daily basis will be published at 12:00 (TL). In the case of an increase or change in the behavior of the volcano, it will be immediately issued a special report.

January 23, 2016. Reventador , Ecuador.

Source : igepn.

Photo : José Luis Espinosa Naranjo

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