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Calbuco volcano
stratovolcano 2003 m / 6,571 ft
Southern Chile and Argentina, South America, -41.33°S / -72.61°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Calbuco volcano eruptions:
2015, 1972, 1961, 1929, 1917, 1911-12, 1909, 1907, 1906, 1895, 1893-94
Typical eruption style:
explosive

Calbuco volcano news & activity updates:

Calbuco volcano update: Missing excursionist feared dead returned safe

Thu, 23 Apr 2015, 19:10
19:10 PM | BY: T
The 21 y-o mountaineer who was missing and feared victim of the eruption has survived and has been rescued, fortunately. Together with a small group of friends, he was on excursion on the mountain when the eruption occurred last night.
During their escape, he decided to stay behind because of cramps and then lost his way, forced to spend the night in the forest, until he could make phone contact with his family this morning.
Previous news
Thu, 23 Apr 2015, 18:04
Sub-plinian eruption of Calbuco this morning (image: C.I.M.A.T / facebook)
The violent eruption of the volcano that had started at 01:00 local time this morning lasted about 6 hours and gradually waned. However, a third explosion in the near future remains a possibility. ... read all
Thu, 23 Apr 2015, 11:30
Eruption plume from Calbuco on 22 April (source: Fusion Terrestre / facebook)
A major explosive eruption started at the volcano yesterday afternoon (20:45 GMT). VAAC Buenos Aires reported an ash plume to 30,000 ft (10 km) altitude. ... read all

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