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Planchón-Peteroa volcano news & activity updates

Planchón-Peteroa volcano (Central Chile and Argentina, South America) activity update: Continuous mild ash emissions

Wednesday Dec 19, 2018 20:25 PM | BY: MJFLEGEND

Ash just visible in background in this grab from the Sernageomin webcam. Credit: Sernageomin.
Ash just visible in background in this grab from the Sernageomin webcam. Credit: Sernageomin.
Eruptive activity recently increased and for the last few days ash emissions to around 5km (16,000ft) have apparently been non-stop according to reports from the Buenos Aires VAAC.
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Previous news
Wednesday, Nov 07, 2018
A few hours ago a new small explosive eruption began with ash emissions to 14,000ft. This is the first eruption since 2011, though a high state of unrest has been often maintained since then. The alert level remains at Yellow. [more]
Monday, Jul 31, 2017
The alert level of the volcano had been raised to yellow on 10 July, following an observed increase in seismic activity since 8 July. [more]
Saturday, Jan 23, 2016
An increase in seismic activity started on 15 Jan 2016 triggered a raise of the volcano's official alert status to "yellow" on 22 Jan. ... [more]

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