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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
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Copahue volcano news & activity updates

Copahue volcano (Chile/Argentina border) activity update

Saturday Jan 26, 2013 12:17 PM | BY: TOMPFEIFFER

Copahue today (SERNAGEOMIN webcam)
Copahue today (SERNAGEOMIN webcam)
The volcano remains calm at the surface, but SERNAGEOMIN reports continued high levels of seismic activity reflecting degassing and internal fluid movements.
Previous news
Friday, Jan 25, 2013
Intense internal (seismic) unrest continues. Sernageomin reported 25 volcano-tectonic and 106 long period events as well as episodes of tremor during 19 hours between 22-23 Jan. An explosion signal was recorded at 23:55 local time (22 Jan) that corresponded to a brief increase of the height of the gas plume to 1500 m above the crater. ... [more]
Wednesday, Jan 23, 2013
Seismic activity increased significantly during 22 Jan, SERNAGEEOMIN reported in two special bulletins. No eruptive activity at the surface has occurred so far, and the official alert level of the volcano remains at "Yellow", but with "Special Attention" (corresponding to "orange" in our classification). ... [more]
Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013
No surface activity and no glow has been observed, but there is elevated seismic activity of low energy with more than 1700 events detected between 15-16 Jan. ... [more]
Thursday, Jan 10, 2013
The volcano produces a dense column of steam and gas rising up to about 1 km. During nighttime there is slight glow visible. More than 1200 earthquakes were recorded during 10 Jan. [more]
Wednesday, Jan 09, 2013
SERNAGEOMIN reports a strong increase in seismicity during 8 Dec, when more than 1100 events were recorded with little change in surface activity (so far!). [more]

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