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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 26/1550Z OBS VA DTG: 26/1638Z

Wednesday Oct 26, 2016 18:00 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAG01 at 17:51 UTC, 26/10/16 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161026/1750Z
VAAC: BUENOS AIRES
VOLCANO: NEVADOS DE CHILLAN 357070
PSN: S3651 W07122
AREA: CHILE
SUMMIT ELEV: 3212M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/020
INFO SOURCE: GOES 13 - WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: YELLOW
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED AT 26/1550Z
OBS VA DTG: 26/1638Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
WINDS FL100 155/15KT - FL120 170/20KT - FL140 180/20KT

FCST VA CLD +06HR: 26/2238Z
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 27/0438Z
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 27/1038Z

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH. ALTHOUGH A PILOT REPORTED VA CLD OBS AT FL120,
VOLCANO WEBCAM SHOWS A VERY LGT COLUMN OF ONLY STEAM AND GASES,
DISSIPATING NEAR SUMMIT. THERE IS NO INDICATION OF VA IN SATELLITE IMAGERY
UNDER MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES. WILL KEEP MONITORING AND ISSUE AN ADVISORY IF
NECESSARY.

NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

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]

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