On Sunday morning the Cotopaxi volcano, threw two steam emissions that were observed in the south east of Quito. The Geophysical Institute of the Polytechnical School ratified the events in a statement issued shortly before 17:00 of Sunday.
The first steam emission reached a height of 500 meters above the crater, followed by another that reached a kilometer above the crater towards the Chillos Valley, the statement said.
The same adds that on Saturday, a rumble was felt in the mountains around 15h00, a sulfur odor was perceived from 5,300 meters high and it was perceived a little stronger 5,700 meters.
In terms of seismicity, in the last 24 hours 18 long period events, 97 episodes of tremor, and three volcano-tectonic events were revorded, in addition to gas and ash observations.
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