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Chaitén volcano (Chile): activity updates & news

Chaitén volcano
Caldera, lava dome 1122 m
El sur de Chile y Argentina, América del sur, -42.83°S / -72.65°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Erupciones del volcán Chaitén:
2 May 2008 (plinian eruption) - 2011
Typical eruption style:
Explosive, lava dome growth
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Chaiten volcano (Chile), activity update: ash plumes, lava dome growing

jueves oct 23, 2008 15:55 | POR: TS

SERNAGEOMIN reported that during 14-20 October a gas-and-ash plume
from Chaitén rose to an altitude of 3.1 km (10,200 ft) a.s.l. The lava
dome continued to grow, especially the E side. The Volcanic Alert
level remained at Red. Based on web camera views, information from the
Puerto Montt Flight Information Region (FIR), analysis of satellite
imagery, and SIGMET reports, the Buenos Aires VAAC reported that
during 14-18 and 21 October continuous ash plumes from Chaitén rose to
altitudes of 2.1-4 km (7,000-13,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted N, NE, and
ESE
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Noticias Anteriores
domingo, sep 14, 2008
It was reported that during 3-5 September two moderately vigorous plumes from Chaitén were visible on a web camera and rose to altitudes of 2.1-3.1 km. The plumes drifted NW, N, SE, and S. Based on web camera views, analysis of satellite imagery, and information from the Puerto Montt Flight Information Region (FIR), the Buenos Aires VAAC reported that during 3-6 and 8 September, ash plumes rose continuously to altitudes of 1.5-3 km (5,000-10,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted NW, ESE, and SE. [Leer más]
jueves, ago 21, 2008
It was reported that continuous emissions of gas-and-ash plumes from Chaitén were observed on 13 August. ... [Leer más]
jueves, jun 12, 2008
Chaiten's new lava dome continues to grow rapidly inside the crater left by the sub-plinian eruption on 2 May. Over the past week, ash plumes produced by explosions rose to maximum altitude of 3 km (10,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted SE. ... [Leer más]
jueves, may 15, 2008
Chaitén volcano continues to erupt strong ash plumes although none during the past weeks reached the intensity of the large explosion on May 2nd. Based on observations of satellite imagery, SIGMET reports, and pilot reports, the Buenos Aires VAAC reported that during 7-13 May ash plumes from Chaitén were continuously present and during 7-9 May rose to altitudes of 6.1-10.1 km (20,000-33,000 ft) a.s.l. The plumes drifted E and NE. ... [Leer más]
jueves, may 08, 2008
This is a summary of the eruption events at Chaitén volcano: ... [Leer más]

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