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Villarrica volcano
Stratovolcano 2847 m / 9,340 ft
Central Chile, -39.42°S / -71.93°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Villarrica volcano eruptions:
2010-2012, 2008, 2005, 1985-2001 (lava lake), 1984-85, 1983, 1980, 1977, 1971-72, 1964, 1963(?), 1960-61, 1958-59, 1950(?), 1948-49, 1938, 1935, 1933, 1929, 1921, 1920-29, 1919(?), 1915-18(?), 1910?, 1909, 1908, 1907, 1906, 1904, 1897-98(?), 1893-94(?), 1883, 1879, 1877, 1875-76, 1874, 1869(?), 1867-68, 1864, 1859-60, 1853, 1852(?), 1837, 1832, 1822, 1815-18, 1806, 1801, 1799, 1796, 1792, 1790, 1787, 1780, 1777, 1759, 1751, 1745, 1742, 1737, 1716, 1688, 1657?, 1647?, 1640, 1594, 1562, 1558
Typical eruption style:
Mildly explosive, strombolian activity, small lava lake in the summit crater
Last earthquakes nearby
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Villarrica volcano news & activity updates:

Mon, 14 Jan 2019, 22:00
Satellite image of Villarrica volcano on 14 Jan 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Fri, 4 Jan 2019, 15:22
Strrombolian explosions / small lava fountains observed yesterday at Villarrica volcano (images: POVI)
Werner Keller from POVI reported yesterday that the volcano has resumed its strombolian activity following a pause of 5 weeks. ...more [read all]
Mon, 18 Dec 2017, 14:00
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Mon, 11 Dec 2017, 13:00
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Wed, 6 Dec 2017, 19:30
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Thu, 20 Oct 2016, 16:00
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ...more [read all]
Tue, 23 Aug 2016, 17:10
Glow from Villarrica's summit this morning (SERNAGEOMIN webcam)
The volcano has increased its activity during the past two weeks: glow from the summit has reappeared in early August and become more pronounced lately. ...more [read all]
Mon, 4 Apr 2016, 16:50
Lava laka in Villarrica volcano as seen on 3 April (source: Lago Villarrica / facebook)
A small lava lake is active inside the volcano's summit crater. Vigorous degassing produces violent convection and occasional explosions that eject liquid lava spatter outside the inner pit crater. ...more [read all]
Thu, 4 Jun 2015, 11:05
OVDAS-SERNAGEOMIN reported no significant changes at Villarrica during 20-26 May. Seismicity had significantly decreased, although the data continued to indicate small explosions and degassing from the lava lake. ...more
Tue, 12 May 2015, 19:32
Lenticular cloud at Villarrica volcano this morning illuminated by the lava lake in the inner crater
Mild activity continues - a small lava lake remains active inside the vent of the inner summit crater producing steaming, small strombolian explosions, and related ash emissions. ...more

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