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stratovolcano 2997 m / 9,833 ft
Chile/Argentina, -37.85°S / -71.17°W
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2015-16, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2001(?), 2000, 1992, 1961, 1937, 1867(?), 1759(?), 1750
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Copahue Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: continuous ash emissions to 12000 ft (3700 m)

Monday Sep 07, 2020 17:30 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 12000 ft (3700 m) altitude or flight level 120 and is moving at 30 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG02 at 17:27 UTC, 07/09/20 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200907/1730Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: COPAHUE 357090
PSN: S3750 W07110

AREA: CHILE-ARGENTINA

SUMMIT ELEV: 9688 FT [2953 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/004

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. WEBCAM. VOLCAT.

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS EMISSION OF VA

OBS VA DTG: 07/1700Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL120 S3746 W07111 - S3818 W07025
- S3827 W07039 - S3746 W07111 MOV SE 30KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/2300Z SFC/FL120 S3745 W07111
- S3822 W07017 - S3834 W07032 - S3745 W07111

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/0500Z SFC/FL120 S3746
W07111 - S3826 W07014 - S3837 W07028 - S3746
W07111

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 08/1100Z SFC/FL120 S3747
W07111 - S3829 W07013 - S3838 W07022 - S3747
W07111

RMK: VA PLUME MOV SE IS BARELY SEEN IN STLT
IMAGERY UNDER PARTIALLY COVERED SKIES. WEBCAM
SHOWS CONT EMS OF VA AT SUMMIT LVL. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200907/2330Z=

Previous news
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Ash content from Copahue volcano (image: SERNAGEOMIN)
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Grey and white ash emissions from Copahue volcano on 17 August (image: SERNAGEOMIN)
According to SERNAGEOMIN seismicity of the volcano remains unstable during the past weeks. ... read all

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