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Explosive activity at Copahue - sequence of the second explosion yesterday (Images: SERNAGEOMIN, annotation: Culture Volcan)
Saturday, Oct 11, 2014
Activity has picked up at the volcano: at least two moderately strong explosions occurred yesterday 11 Oct at 06:25 and 14:53 local time, with ash plumes rising more than 1000 m. In addition, intermittent incandescence from the crater has been visible during the night 10-11 Oct. ... [more]
Ash emissions from Copahue volcano on 6 Oct 2014 (SERNAGEOMIN)
Wednesday, Oct 08, 2014
A new phase of ash emissions began on the evening of 4 Oct. The volcano started to emit near continuous ash plumes, interrupted by strong degassing phases, from the active El Agrio crater. Seismic activity according to SERNAGEOMIN has been low suggesting that the origin of the new eruptions is phreatic, i.e. driven by steam explosions rather than fresh magma rising to the surface. ... [more]

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