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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:
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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA REPORTED AT 03/1625Z OBS VA DTG: 03/1635Z

Monday Oct 03, 2016 17:30 PM |

Satellite image of Nevados de Chillán volcano on  3 Oct 2016
Satellite image of Nevados de Chillán volcano on 3 Oct 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAG01 at 17:16 UTC, 03/10/16 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161003/1715Z
VAAC: BUENOS AIRES
VOLCANO: NEVADOS DE CHILLAN 357070
PSN: S3651 W07122
AREA: CHILE
SUMMIT ELEV: 3212M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/017
INFO SOURCE: GOES 13 - WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: YELLOW
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED AT 03/1625Z
OBS VA DTG: 03/1635Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
WINDS FL110 320/40KT - FL140 320/45KT - FL190 320/50KT - FL210 315/45KT

FCST VA CLD +06HR: 03/2230Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 04/0430Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 04/1030Z NO VA EXP

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH. A PILOT REPORTED VA CLD MOV SE, ACCORDING
WITH A SHORT TIME EMISSION OF VA NEAR THE SUMMIT, SHOWED BY THE WEBCAM
BUT NOT VISIBLE IN SATELLITE IMAGERY UNDER MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES.


NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20161003/2315=

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]

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