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Chaitén volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA REPORTED AT 1435Z

Wed, 1 Feb 2017, 16:00
16:00 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAG02 at 15:58 UTC, 01/02/17 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170201/1550

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: CHAITEN 358041
PSN: S4250 W07239

AREA: CHILE

SUMMIT ELEV: 3681 FT [1122 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/001

INFO SOURCE: GOES-13. GFS WINDS. SIGMET.

AVIATION COLOR CODE: GREEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED AT 1435Z

OBS VA DTG: 01/1445Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA
WINDS: FL050 270/05KT FL080 265/10KT FL100 260/15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 01/2100Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 02/0300Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 02/0900Z NO VA EXP

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH. ALTHOUGH A PILOT
REPORTED OBS AT 1435Z VA CLD MT CHAITEN
100 FT ABV MT.THERE'S NONE INDICATION OF VA IN
SATELLITE IMAGES IN NEARLY CLEAR SKIES. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news

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 all
Wed, 13 May 2015, 06:00
On 17 May, OVDAS-SERNAGEOMIN reported that seven hybrid earthquakes were detected beneath Chaitén at a depth of 1 km; the highest local magnitude recorded was 3.6. A second report on 19 May noted that seismicity had slightly increased during the previous few months, characterized by an increase in magnitude and occurrence of long-period events, volcano-tectonic events, and hybrid events. Thermal anomalies from the lava dome complex had also been detected although the report did not state when. ... Read all
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