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Chaitén volcano (Chile): activity updates & news
Wed, 1 Feb 2017, 16:00
Fri, 22 May 2015, 07:01
The alert level of the volcano was raised to "yellow", after an increase in seismic activity was detected. ...meer
Tue, 24 Dec 2013, 09:06
Steaming Chaitén volcano seen from Chaitén town on 23 Dec 2013
A visitor sent us the following short update: "Today (as of 23 Dec) the volcano was rather calm; from the town, one can identify 9 areas of incandescence at the lava dome".
Mon, 23 Dec 2013, 08:31
The glowing lava dome from Chaitén last night (photo: Francisco Negroni)
The lava dome of the volcano has become more active recently. Incandescent spots are visible at night and a thermal anomaly is visible on satellite data. This suggests that new magma might be rising into the volcano. No explosive activity has (at least so far) occurred.
Fri, 22 Nov 2013, 08:57
Verhoogde seismische activiteit heeft geconstateerd onder de vulkaan, Chileense wetenschappers gemeld. ...meer
Thu, 12 Nov 2009, 08:25
Chaitn de lava dome zet haar groei en kunnen werpen pyroclastische stromen en produceren as uitbarstingen te allen tijde. De waarschuwing blijft staan op de hoogste (rood).
Tue, 10 Mar 2009, 12:54
Op 24 februari werd gemeld dat een gedeeltelijke koepel ineenstorting van de Chaitén Domo Nuevo 1 lava-dome complex een grote hoeveelheid materiaal verzameld in de basale ring depressie rond het complex van de koepel en de rest van de Blanco River valley. Stoom pluimen met weinig asgehalte en explosies werden geconstateerd. ...meer
Fri, 20 Feb 2009, 12:00
Chaitén volcano experienced an increase in activity over the past few weeks. Yesterday, around 11 am local time on 19 Feb., a largere section of the growing lava dome in the crater collapsed, triggering a large pyroclastic flow that came close to the already largely abandoned town of Chaitén. According to press reports, heavy ash falls occurred in the area and the evacuation of the remaining residents of the town is under way. ONEMI reports the eruption of a considerable column of ash. ...meer
Thu, 15 Jan 2009, 22:45
It was reported that during 29 December-9 January Chaitén's lava dome continued to grow. Plumes rose to altitudes of 2.6-3.1 km. Block-and-ash flows from frequent spine collapses fell down from the edge. ...meer
Fri, 21 Nov 2008, 21:42
During 12-17November ash plumes from Chaitén continuously rose to altitudes 1.4-3.7 km and a thermal anomaly was detected on satellite photos on 12 November
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