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Villarrica volcano
Stratovolcano 2847 m / 9,340 ft
Central Chile, -39.42°S / -71.93°W
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 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
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Villarrica volcano news & activity updates:

Villarrica Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: PSBL ISOLATED EXPLOSION

Sunday Jul 26, 2020 01:15 AM | BY: VN

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAG02 at 01:13 UTC, 26/07/20 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200726/0102Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: VILLARRICA 357120
PSN: S3925 W07155

AREA: CHILE

SUMMIT ELEV: 9340 FT [2847 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/001

INFO SOURCE: VOLCANO OBS. GOES-E. GFS.

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: PSBL ISOLATED EXPLOSION

OBS VA DTG: 26/0040Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA
WINDS FL100/FL130 280/50KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 26/0630Z NOT AVBL

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 26/1230Z NOT AVBL

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 26/1830Z NOT AVBL

RMK: AN OVDAS REPORT HAS INFORMED THE OCCURRENCE
OF AN ISOLATED EXPLOSION TWO HOURS AGO. VA NO
DETECTED DUE TO WX CLDS CVR. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Tuesday, Jul 07, 2020
Incandescence continues to be observed from the crater (image: @cfariasvega/twitter)
The activity of the volcano continues at moderate levels. read all
Thursday, Jan 30, 2020
Incandescence from the Villarrica´s summit crater (image: Sentinel 2)
SERNAGEOMIN reported that the activity of the volcano continues at moderately high low levels. ... read all
Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019
Sernageomin has raised the alert level to Orange for the first time since 2015 due to escalating seismic tremor and a more turbulent lava lake (present in some form since late 2014). Although fairly unlikely, it is possible that a repeat of the March 2015 paroxysmal event could soon occur if there is a similar trend in activity. An exclusion zone of 2km is in force. ... read all

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