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Chile/Argentina, -37.85°S / -71.17°WCurrent status
: normal or dormant
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Copahue volcano news & activity updates
Sat, 16 Nov 2013, 10:59
Ash emission from Copahue yesterday
New ash emissions started yesterday shortly before noon (local time) and have been more or less continuous since then. The low-level ash plume is drifting NW. ...more
Mon, 7 Oct 2013, 16:03
Steam (with ash?) plume from Copahue this morning (SERNAGEOMIN webcam)
Sporadic weak ash venting continues to be observed from time to time. ...more
Sat, 5 Oct 2013, 07:30
Minor ash venting from Copahue yesterday
The volcano is emitting a weak plume of gas and steam. Minor ash venting could be observed yesterday evening. No glow was visible on night-time webcam images. SERNAGEOMIN has not posted new activity reports. ...more
Tue, 1 Oct 2013, 08:09
Ash emission from Copahue yesterday (Caviahue webcam)
New ash emissions started last night. The increase of activity also manifested itself in visible incandescence since the night of 26-27 Sep. The volcano had been quiet since the last time similar ash emissions and some incandescence were spotted in mid August. Sernageomin has not (yet) commented on this new activity.
Fri, 16 Aug 2013, 15:32
Incandescence from Copahue volcano on the evening of 14 Aug (CIS webcam, via Blog Culture Volcan)
Incandescence was observed last night from the crater. SERNAGEOMIN has not commented on possible renewed activity or changes at the volcano, but maintains alert level yellow. ...more
Sun, 7 Jul 2013, 15:27
Webcam image of Copahue yesterday (Caviahue webcam, annotated by Blog Culture Volcan)
Weak sporadic ash emissions have been observed yesterday, mixing with the usual white degassing plume. In addition, a small SO2 plume from the volcano could be seen on satellite data. This could be the result of a new magma intrusion, or be a still result of the previous crisis about a month ago, when hundreds of people were evacuated but no eruption followed. ...more
Wed, 12 Jun 2013, 14:59
Seismic activity has dropped sharply from 13 events / hour to only one per hour during only 9 hours. No corresponding changes were observed at the surface. The volcano continues to emit a small plume of steam and gas.
Mon, 10 Jun 2013, 15:02
Seismic and degassing activity have decreased, although SERNAGEOMIN maintains alert level "orange". A total of 120 quakes, mostly near the surface, were counted during 8-9 June. No volcanic tremor was detected. A white steam and gas plume was rising 300 m from the crater. ...more
Fri, 7 Jun 2013, 16:43
Seismic unrest continues, but the number and energy of quakes has been decreasing in recent days.
Tue, 4 Jun 2013, 06:32
The alert level of the volcano was lowered from "red" to "orange" in response to a declining trend of seismic activity recorded under the volcano. However, seismic activity remains significant and monitoring efforts continue at maximum level. ...more
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