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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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Nevados de Chillán volcano eruptions:
2017, 2016, 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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA REPORTED AT 06/1429Z OBS VA DTG: 06/1435Z

Tuesday Sep 06, 2016 15:30 PM |

Satellite image of Nevados de Chillán volcano on  6 Sep 2016
Satellite image of Nevados de Chillán volcano on 6 Sep 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAG01 at 15:24 UTC, 06/09/16 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20160906/1530Z
VAAC: BUENOS AIRES
VOLCANO: NEVADOS DE CHILLAN 357070
PSN: S3651 W07122
AREA: CHILE
SUMMIT ELEV: 3212M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/015
INFO SOURCE: GOES 13 - WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: YELLOW
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED AT 06/1429Z
OBS VA DTG: 06/1435Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
WINDS FL110 300/17KT - FL140 280/23KT - FL190 270/29KT - FL210 270/31KT

FCST VA CLD +06HR: 06/2035Z
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 07/0235Z
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 07/0835Z

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH. A PILOT REPORTED VA CLD OBS FL210 MOV NE,
ACCORDING WITH A SHORT TIME BUT INTENSE EMISSION OF

VA AROUND 1420Z, SHOWED BY THE WEBCAM BUT NOT VISIBLE IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY UNDER MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES. THE EMISSION HAS

STOPPED NOW.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20160906/2130Z=

Previous news
Ash eruptions of Chillán volcano during the past 2 days
Wednesday, Aug 10, 2016
The volcano continued to produce mild to relatively strong ash emissions once or twice per day on average. Plumes have been reaching heights of 2 km and the Chilean authorities have increased the exclusion zone near the volcano (which is part of a popular skiing area) from 2 to 3 km radius around the crater. [more]
Small ash emission at Nevados de Chillán on 6 Aug 2016
Monday, Aug 08, 2016
Small, sporadic ash emissions continue to occur at the volcano on most days since they re-appeared in late July, showing that the volcano's superficial hydrothermal system remains disturbed. ... [more]
Ash emission from Nevados de Chillán yesterday (image: Red Climática Mundial / facebook)
Tuesday, Aug 02, 2016
The activity at the volcano has again increased. While degassing and weak, sporadic ash emissions have become more frequent again since mid July, a more intense phase of activity took place yesterday: starting around 17:10 local time, the volcano erupted a dense plume of ash from the crater that rose several hundreds of meters to 3500-3600 m altitude and quickly dispersed. Ash fall occurred near the summit. ... [more]
Weak ash emission from Nevados de Chillán this morning
Thursday, Jul 21, 2016
The volcano has been very calm during the past weeks, but now began again to emit occasional small ash puffs and pulsating gas emissions. ... [more]
Eruption of Nevados de Chillan on 9 May morning (SERNAGEOMIN)
Monday, May 09, 2016
Two new phases of ash explosions occurred at the volcano this morning. The first and strongest occurred at 13:03 local time, generating a dense ash plume that rose 1700 m above the crater, followed by a weaker series of ash emissions at 14:40. ... [more]

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