Villarrica volcano news & activity updates:

Updated: Oct 18, 2021 11:57 GMT -

News and Updates

Updated: Oct 18, 2021 11:57 GMT -
latest (2021) | Sep-Dec 2020 | Jan-Aug 2020 | archive
Sun, 8 Aug 2021, 22:21
The glowing steam gradually increases with time (image: @povi_cl/twitter)
The volcano remains active. A near-constant incandescence continues to be observed in the summit crater indicating rise of magma inside the volcano's conduits detected by infrared cameras. Read all
Tue, 2 Feb 2021, 09:46
Degassing from Villarica volcano yesterday (image: @AngaritaV/twitter)
The activity of the volcano remains stable at low levels characterized near-constant degassing from the crater. Emissions of water vapor and gases generated a white dense ash column rising several 300 m above the summit as can be seen in the video. Read all
Mon, 4 Jan 2021, 10:37
The small lava pond remains active in the summit crater (image: @povi_cl/twitter)
No significant change in activity has occurred during the past weeks. The small lava pond in the summit crater, first observed in Nov last year, has remained essentially unchanged. Read all
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