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Nevados de Chillán volcano
stratovolcano 3212 m / 10,538 ft
Central Chile, -36.86°S / -71.38°W
Current status: erupting (4 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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Nevados de Chillán volcano (Chile): glow visible at night

Thursday Jun 11, 2020 07:07 AM | BY: MARTIN

Glow visible at night from Nevados de Chillán volcano on 9 June (image: @VolcanoYTz/twitter)
Glow visible at night from Nevados de Chillán volcano on 9 June (image: @VolcanoYTz/twitter)
Ash emissions rising from Nevados de Chillán volcano on 9 June (image: @VolcanoYTz/twitter)
Ash emissions rising from Nevados de Chillán volcano on 9 June (image: @VolcanoYTz/twitter)
On 9 June at 14:40 local time Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires recorded an explosion at the volcano that generated a dense dark ash plume, which reached approx. 12,000 ft (3,700 m) altitude and drifted E.
Surveillance cameras observed a glow visible at night as can be seen in webcam screenshot.
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.
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