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Cotopaxi volcano, Ecuador: news & activity updates

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Wed, 24 Dec 2003, 06:00
During 15-21 December, there was a slight reduction in the level of seismicity at Cotopaxi in comparison to the previous week. The number of long-period earthquakes increased around 20 December. No volcano-tectonic earthquakes were recorded. Only fumarolic activity was observed at the volcano. Read all
Wed, 17 Dec 2003, 06:00
Seismicity at Cotopaxi during 8-14 December was above background levels, much like the previous week. During the report period, there was an increase in high-frequency tremor, but it remained within "normal" limits. A weak scent of sulfur was reported and steam columns rose to low levels. Read all
Wed, 26 Nov 2003, 06:00
During 10-16 November, seismicity at Cotopaxi was at moderate levels, although it had increased in comparison to previous weeks. During the report period, seismicity was dominated by long-period earthquakes. Since late October volcano-tectonic earthquakes occurred beneath the zone of Pita and beneath the volcano's edifice. Read all
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