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Nevados de Chillán volcano
stratovolcano 3212 m / 10,538 ft
Central Chile, -36.86°S / -71.38°W
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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2016-ongoing, 2009, 2003, 1973-86, 1972, 1965, 1946-48, 1945, 1934, 1929, 1923, 1906, 1898, 1891, 1883, 1877, 1872, 1861-65, 1752, 1750-51, 1650
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Chillán volcano news & activity updates:

Nevados de Chillán volcano (Chile): strong explosion yesterday

Tuesday May 19, 2020 08:23 AM | BY: MARTIN

Ash emissions rising from the Nevados de Chillán's crater yesterday (image: @Sernageomin/twitter)
Ash emissions rising from the Nevados de Chillán's crater yesterday (image: @Sernageomin/twitter)
SERNAGEOMIN recorded an explosion at the volcano that generated a dense dark ash plume, which reached approx. 16,110 ft (4,912 m) altitude and drifted SE.
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 19 May 2020
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