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Calbuco vulkaan
stratovulkaan 2003 m / 6,571 ft
Southern Chile and Argentina, South America, -41.33°S / -72.61°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Calbuco vulkaanuitbarstingen:
2015, 1972, 1961, 1929, 1917, 1911-12, 1909, 1907, 1906, 1895, 1893-94
Typical eruption style:
explosive
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Calbuco volcano news & activity updates:

Calbuco volcano (Chile): new explosion

Thursday Apr 30, 2015 21:47 PM | DOOR: T

Ash column erupted from Calbuco today
Ash column erupted from Calbuco today
A strong explosive eruption occurred today (12:10 on 30 April, local time) at the volcano, producing an ash column that rose several kilometers above the summit crater.
VAAC Buenos Aires estimated the height of the plume at 16,000 ft (5 km) altitude. The explosion came after a gradual decrease in activity with weak ash emissions during the past days.
The alert level remains at red (highest).
Vorig nieuws
Monday, Apr 27, 2015
Activity has been lower yesterday, but weak ash emissions continued at least intermittently. ... [meer...]
Glow from Calbuco this morning
Saturday, Apr 25, 2015
Mild to moderate emissions of ash and incandescent material (probably as strombolian explosions) continue at the summit vent(s). A small ash plume rises approx. 1 km and is currently drifting east. ... [meer...]
Ash emission from Calbuco this evening
Friday, Apr 24, 2015
Starting from 23:30 local time last night (23 April), activity at the volcano has again increased. The volcano started to produce more or less continuous small to moderate ash emissions, that have been reaching up to 2 km height and drifted mainly northeast. ... [meer...]
Friday, Apr 24, 2015
The volcano has so far stayed calm, but the alert level remains at red because another explosion could occur. A major problem in this situation seems to be that eruptions such as the recent one are likely to remain something impossible to predict - at least in some cases. ... [meer...]
Thursday, Apr 23, 2015
The 21 y-o mountaineer who was missing and feared victim of the eruption has survived and has been rescued, fortunately. Together with a small group of friends, he was on excursion on the mountain when the eruption occurred last night. ... [meer...]

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