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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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Nevados de Chillán volcano eruptions:
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
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Chillán volcano news & activity updates:

Nevados de Chillán volcano (Chile): ash emissions on 8 Jan 2016

Wednesday Jan 13, 2016 17:14 PM | BY: T

Ash emission from Nevados de Chillan volcano on 8 Jan (Sernageomin webcam, annotated by Culture Volcan)
Ash emission from Nevados de Chillan volcano on 8 Jan (Sernageomin webcam, annotated by Culture Volcan)
A short pulse of ash emissions occurred in the evening of 8 Jan 2016 around 18:49 local time.
No further emissions have occurred since and it is believed that the event was caused by phreatic activity of the shallow hydrothermal system of the volcano (not by fresh magma).
Sernageomin raised the alert status of the volcano to yellow.
Previous news
Friday, Jan 11, 2013
New seismic monitoring equipment has recently been installed by Sernageomin near Chillán volcano, one of Chile's most active volcanoes. First results of the monitoring confirmed that volcanic earthquakes - including some that are felt by local population - are common and frequent at the volcano, something that had long been known but never actually been measured. ... [more]

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