Wed, 1 Feb 2017, 16:00
Fri, 22 May 2015, 07:01
The alert level of the volcano was raised to "yellow", after an increase in seismic activity was detected. Read more...
Tue, 24 Dec 2013, 09:06
Mon, 23 Dec 2013, 08:31
Fri, 22 Nov 2013, 08:57Increased seismic activity has been detected under the volcano, Chilean scientists reported. Read more... read all
Thu, 12 Nov 2009, 08:25
Chaitén's lava dome continues its growth and can shed pyroclastic flows and produce ash eruptions at all times. The alert level remains at its highest (red).
Tue, 10 Mar 2009, 12:54On 24 February it was reported that a partial dome collapse of Chaitén's Domo Nuevo 1 lava-dome complex a large amount of material accumulated in the basal ring depression surrounding the dome complex and throughout the Blanco River valley. Steam plumes with little ash content and explosions were noted. Read more... read all
Fri, 20 Feb 2009, 12:00
Chaitén volcano experienced an increase in activity over the past few weeks. Yesterday, around 11 am local time on 19 Feb., a largere section of the growing lava dome in the crater collapsed, triggering a large pyroclastic flow that came close to the already largely abandoned town of Chaitén. According to press reports, heavy ash falls occurred in the area and the evacuation of the remaining residents of the town is under way. ONEMI reports the eruption of a considerable column of ash. Read more... read all
Thu, 15 Jan 2009, 22:45It was reported that during 29 December-9 January Chaitén's lava dome continued to grow. Plumes rose to altitudes of 2.6-3.1 km. Block-and-ash flows from frequent spine collapses fell down from the edge. Read more...
Fri, 21 Nov 2008, 21:42
During 12-17November ash plumes from Chaitén continuously rose to altitudes 1.4-3.7 km and a thermal anomaly was detected on satellite photos on 12 November