Nevados de Chillan volcano (Chile) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 7 August-13 August 2019 (Continuing Activity)
ONEMI and SERNAGEOMIN reported that during 8-13 August multiple explosions at Nevados de Chillán's Nicanor Crater generated gas-and-ash plumes and ejected incandescent material around the crater. These explosions were recorded at 0438 on 8 August, at 2223 on 10 August, at 1831 and 1952 on 12 August, and at 0427, 1058, and 1116 on 13 August. Eruption plumes rose as high as 765 m above the summit.
Mi, 7. Aug 2019, 06:0006:00 AM | VON: VN
The Alert Level remained at Orange, the second highest level on a four-color scale, and residents were reminded not to approach the crater within 3 km. ONEMI maintained an Alert Level Yellow (the middle level on a three-color scale) for the communities of Pinto, Coihueco, and San Fabián; on 13 August they stated that the public should stay at least 3 km away from the crater on the SW flank and 5 km away on the ENE flank.
Sources: Oficina Nacional de Emergencia-Ministerio del Interior (ONEMI), Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería (SERNAGEOMIN)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2019. Report on Nevados de Chillan. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 7 August-13 August 2019. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.