The Antillanca group of stratovolcanoes is located 100 km NE of Puerto Montt in central Chile, at the eastern shore of Rupanco Lake. The cluster consists of scoria cones, maars and small stratovolcanoes and covers an area of 380 sq km.
The most prominent volcanic edifice is the Casablanca stratovolcano which erupted about 2910 and 2260 years ago.
Older stratovolcanoes of the Antillanca group include Sarnoso volcano on the SW side and Fiuchá volcano on the NW side.
Geothermal areas are found in various spots on the NW side of the group.
Antillanca volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
SERNAGEOMIN reported on ˂b˃11 March˂/b˃ that volcanic Alert Level raised to Yellow due to increased seismic activity near Casablanca volcano. Read more...
The seismic station records volcano-tectonic earthquakes ˂b˃since August 2019˂/b˃ located about 20,670 ft (6,300 m) NE of the volcano. ˂b˃During 31 Jan-1 Feb˂/b˃ were recorded 131 volcano-tectonic events located W and NW. [less]
Current activity of Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland: An intense seismic crisis started at Bárdarbunga volcano on 16 August 2014 and is continuing at the time of writing (23 Aug). It may or may not lead to a volcanic eruption, possibly under the Vatnajökull ice cap.
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