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14 Dec 2018 | 09:56 AM UTC

Ecuador: High activity at Reventador volcano December 11

Ecuador News Alert

High activity reported at Reventador (mainland Ecuador) volcano December 11

TIMEFRAME expected from 12/14/2018, 12:00 AM until 12/17/2018, 11:59 PM (America/Guayaquil). COUNTRY/REGION Reventador volcano

Event

The Ecuador Geophysical Institute (IG) of the National Polytechnic School reported on Tuesday, December 11, incandescent blocks descending to about 800 m (2625 ft) below the level of the Reventador volcano crater overnight December 10-11. The volcano, located about 90 km (55 mi) east-northeast of the capital Quito, reportedly maintains a high volcanic activity. No evacuation orders have been issued, however, visits to the volcano remain banned until further notice.

Advice

Individuals are advised to avoid the above area and follow any instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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