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Chaitén volcano (Chile): activity updates & news

Chaitén vulkaan
Caldera, lava dome 1122 m
Southern Chile and Argentina, South America, -42.83°S / -72.65°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Chaitén vulkaanuitbarstingen:
2 May 2008 (plinian eruption) - 2011
Typical eruption style:
Explosive, lava dome growth
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Chaitén volcano (Southern Chile and Argentina, South America) activity update

Tuesday Dec 24, 2013 09:06 AM | DOOR: T

Steaming Chaitén volcano seen from Chaitén town on 23 Dec 2013
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".
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The glowing lava dome from Chaitén last night (photo: Francisco Negroni)
Monday, Dec 23, 2013
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. [meer...]
Friday, Nov 22, 2013
Verhoogde seismische activiteit heeft geconstateerd onder de vulkaan, Chileense wetenschappers gemeld. ... [meer...]
Thursday, Nov 12, 2009
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). [meer...]
Tuesday, Mar 10, 2009
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...]
Friday, Feb 20, 2009
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...]

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