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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: PUFF EMISSION

Monday Apr 17, 2017 11:15 AM |

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

FVAG02 at 11:07 UTC, 17/04/17 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170417/1100Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: NEVADOS DE CHILLAN 357070
PSN: S3651 W07122

AREA: CHILE

SUMMIT ELEV: 10538 FT [3212 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/026

INFO SOURCE: GOES-13. GFS WINDS. VOLCANO WEB
CAMERA.

AVIATION COLOR CODE: YELLOW

ERUPTION DETAILS: PUFF EMISSION

OBS VA DTG: 17/1035Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA
WINDS FL100 030/20KT - FL120 010/30KT - FL140
355/35KT - FL160 355/35KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 17/1630Z
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 17/2230Z
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 18/0430Z

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW. VA NOT SEEN FROM
SATTELITE IMAGERY DUE TO WX CLOUD COVER AND
DARKNESS. WEB CAM HAS SHOWN A PUFF EMISSION OF
INCANDESCENT MATERIAL AND PSBL VA TL FL120. WILL
KEEP MONITORING AND ISSUE ANOTHER ADVICE IF
NECESSARY. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Fist ash emission from Nevados de Chillan on 1 April 2017 (image: Sernageomin via Culture Volcan)
Sunday, Apr 02, 2017
The volcano continues to produce infrequent explosions, probably phreatic in nature, from time to time. After two weeks of quiet, new ash emissions occurred in two pulses from the volcano yesterday morning. ... [more]

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