SUMMARY OF THE ACTIVITIES OF VOLCANO
The volcano is maintained with high activity.
In the afternoon yesterday and earlier today were observed emission of incandescent blocks to the south and southeast flanks up to 1000 meters below the crater. In addition, he was able to observed emissions of ash and gas westward , which reached 1,500 m.
In addition, were generated pyroclastic flows up to 1500 m below the crater edge on the southeast flank.
TECHNICAL AND OBSERVATIONS APPENDIX
From 11:00 (TL) yesterday until 11:00 (TL) today, 22 explosions (EXP), 23 events long period (LP), 2 episodes of tremor emission (TRE), and 1 episode of harmonic tremor (TRA ) were recorded.
Observations emissions and ashes:
In the afternoon yesterday, gas and ash emissions were observed to the northwest, as well as emissions of incandescent blocks to the south and southeast flanks up to 1000 meters below the crater .In the morning, a pyroclastic flow descended 1500 meters below the crater on the South – East flank. At the moment, the volcano area is cloudy.
Rain and lahars:
There was no rain in the volcano area.
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.
May 20 , 2016.Reventador , Ecuador :
Source : IGEPN