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stratovolcano 2997 m / 9,833 ft
Chile/Argentina, -37.85°S / -71.17°W
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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2015-16, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2001(?), 2000, 1992, 1961, 1937, 1867(?), 1759(?), 1750
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Copahue volcano (Chile): new ash emissions

Saturday Nov 16, 2013 10:59 AM | BY: T

Ash emission from Copahue yesterday
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.

SERNAGEOMIN mentions that seismic activity has remained above background, with a total of 18684 recorded earthquakes during October, most of them at depths less than 10 km.
Previous news
Steam (with ash?) plume from Copahue this morning (SERNAGEOMIN webcam)
Monday, Oct 07, 2013
Sporadic weak ash venting continues to be observed from time to time. ... [more]
Minor ash venting from Copahue yesterday
Saturday, Oct 05, 2013
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]
Ash emission from Copahue yesterday (Caviahue webcam)
Tuesday, Oct 01, 2013
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. [more]
Incandescence from Copahue volcano on the evening of 14 Aug (CIS webcam, via Blog Culture Volcan)
Friday, Aug 16, 2013
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]
Webcam image of Copahue yesterday (Caviahue webcam, annotated by Blog Culture Volcan)
Sunday, Jul 07, 2013
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]

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