Ecuador's massive Cotopaxi volcano stirred in the early hours of Friday, with two small explosions reported and ash raining down on the southern part of nearby highland capital Quito.
The Andean country's highest active volcano has been showing signs of activity since April, and Ecuador's Geophysical Institute said Friday's explosions were small.
The volcano is not erupting, the Institute stressed.
Still, authorities are monitoring the activity and the Institute issued a warning about one of the world's highest active volcanoes, popular with tourists...
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