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Llaima volcano
stratovolcano 3125 m / 10,253 ft
Central Chile and Argentina, South America, -38.69°S / -71.73°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5) Llaima volcano eruptions:
Jan 2008 - June 2009, 2007 (May-Aug), 2003, 1998, 1997, 1995, 1994, 1992, 1990, 1984, 1979, 1971-72, 1964, 1955-57, 1949, 1946, 1945, 1944, 1942, 1941, 1938, 1937, 1932-33, 1932, 1930, 1929, 1927, 1922, 1917, 1914, 1912, 1907-08, 1903, 1895-96, 1893-94, 1892, 1889, 1887, 1875-76, 1874 (?), 1872, 1869, 1866, 1864, 1862, 1852-53, 1822, 1759, 1751-52, 1640
Typical eruption style:
explosive and effusive
Satelite Images by (c) Google & NASA
Satelite Images by (c) Google & NASA

Llaima volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA REPORTED 1650Z

Wed, 28 Dec 2016, 18:30
18:30 PM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAG03 at 18:20 UTC, 28/12/16 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161228/1805Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: LLAIMA 357110
PSN: S3840 W07144

AREA: CHILE

SUMMIT ELEV: 10252 FT [3125 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2016/001

INFO SOURCE: GOES-13. GFS WINDS. PILOT REPORT.
VOLCANO WEB CAMERA.

AVIATION COLOR CODE: GREEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED 1650Z

OBS VA DTG: 28/1738Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA
WINDS: FL080 310/05KT - FL100 305/05KT - FL120
290/05KT - FL140 275/10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 28/2330Z

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 29/0530Z

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 29/1130Z

RMK:T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW. ARS HAS REPORTED VA
ERUPTION 20NM N SCQP OBS AT 1650Z VA CLD E
OF VN LLAIMA TOP ETI FL150. VA NOT
IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA AND
VOLCANO WEB CAM. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Mon, 25 Nov 2013, 16:00
VAAC Buenos Aires received a pilot report of a light ash plume between 10,000 and 25,000 ft altitude from the volcano this afternoon. However, this seems to be a false eruption report. read all
Wed, 28 Apr 2010, 05:02
The Chilean geological service SERNAGEOMIN raised the alert level of Llaima volcano from 3 to 4 on 25 April because of ‘the occurrence of earthquakes with high energy levels and tremor signals with durations of up to 20 minutes’, a volcanologist reported to a llocal newspaper. read all
Sun, 5 Apr 2009, 10:27
A new eruption started at Llaima volcano on 4 April 09. Lava fountains and stormbolian activity from the summit vents fed lava flows travelling down the slope of the volcano. ... read all
Thu, 15 Jan 2009, 23:00
It was reported that there were ash emissions and gas plumes from cones inside Llaima's crater at 30 December-6 January. ... read all
Sun, 14 Sep 2008, 21:05
It was reported that clouds had prevented visual observations of Llaima during 29 August-2 September. On 3 September, fumarolic plumes that originated from three points on the pyroclastic cones in the main crater drifted N. An explosion produced an ash plume that also drifted N; ash deposits on the N flank suggested previous emissions. On 4 September gas plumes from the main crater drifted W. Gas-and-steam plumes were emitted during 5-7 September. The Volcanic Alert Level remained at Yellow ... read all

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