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

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

In the afternoon yesterday, many columns emission due to continuous explosions were observed. Incandescent blocks that rolled up to 500m below the crater were visualized. The emission column reached 2000m above the crater and moved towards the West, the ash content was moderate. Currently it can only be made no comment because of bad weather.

Technical and related observations:
Seismicity:
37 long-period events (LP), 37 explosions, 9 episodes of harmonic tremor (TA), 1 episode of tremor emission (TE) and 2 events volcano tectonic (VT) were recorded.
Observations, emissions and ashes:
Throughout the afternoon yesterday, the emissions associated with several explosions were observed. The columns were mainly oriented towards the west, and their altitude has reached up to 2,000 m, the ash content was moderate.
He also visualized on top of the crater, glowing blocks that were expelled during the explosions and reaches 500m below the summit.
In the morning, there was no surface observations because the volcano is in the layer of clouds ..
Rains and lahars:
No rains were recorded in the sector.

November 23, 2015. Reventador, Equateur :

Source : IGEPN

Photo : Patricio Vayas Arcos

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