Nevados de Chillán volcano (Chile): powerful eruption; ash to 18,700 ft
Thu, 7 May 2020, 08:3808:38 AM | BY: MARTIN
SERNAGEOMIN recorded an explosion at the volcano that generated a dense dark ash plume, which reached approx. 18,700 ft (5,700 m) altitude and drifted NE.
Vigorous eruption from Nevados de Chillán volcano (image: @Sernageomin/twitter)
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and pyroclastic flows could affect a Pinto, Coihueco and San Fabiánarea area of about 3 km distance from the main crater on the SW flank and 5 km away on the ENE flank.
Source: Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería de Chile volcano activity update 7 May 2020
Thu, 7 May 2020, 05:30
Wed, 6 May 2020, 22:45