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Copahue volcano
stratovolcano 2997 m / 9,833 ft
Chile/Argentina, -37.85°S / -71.17°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Copahue volcano eruptions:
2015-16, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2001(?), 2000, 1992, 1961, 1937, 1867(?), 1759(?), 1750
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Copahue volcano news & activity updates

Copahue volcano (Chile/Argentina border) activity update: ash emissions

Fri, 28 Dec 2012, 01:09
01:09 AM | BY: T
SO2 plume from Copahue volcano on 27 Dec 2012 (NOAA)
SO2 plume from Copahue volcano on 27 Dec 2012 (NOAA)
New ash emissions occurred today. Ash clouds at 10,000 ft (3 km) altitude extending about 50 km NE along with strong SO2 emissions visible on satellite data.
Previous news
Wed, 26 Dec 2012, 12:05
SERNAGEOMIN lowered the alert level of Copahue to orange. Seismicity has remained low and only a few weak emissions were recorded yesterday. read all
Sun, 23 Dec 2012, 06:55
Terra/MODIS image of the Copahue eruption, taken at 14:45 UT on December 22, 2012 (NASA earth observatory)
At 21:43 local time Saturday, a strong harmonic tremor signal occurred with the same dominant frequency 1.36 Hz and an intermediate intensity (2x stronger than the one during earlier records). Immediately after this episode that lasted about 5 minutes there were 2 explosions with loud noises heard. ... read all
Sat, 22 Dec 2012, 19:57
According to SERNAGEOMIN, the eruption is most likely a small phreatic event. This is a abbreviated translation of the latest press release: ... read all
Sat, 22 Dec 2012, 11:05
An initial ash plume from Copahue spreading to the ENE, image from NOAA
A Satellite image taken on 14:00 on 22 November shows a large ash plume drifting 110 KM SE from Copahue volcano. Ash fall has been reported in Loncopue village in Argentina, 50 KM SE of the volcano. The volcano's last confirmed eruption was in 2000, although one report stated eruptions in 2001 as well. read all
Fri, 28 Sep 2012, 09:30
Intense steaming can be observed from the El Agrio crater lake as the following recent video shows: read all
 

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