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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: EMISSION REPORTED 07/1922Z

Fri, 7 Aug 2020, 21:00
21:00 PM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAG02 at 20:54 UTC, 07/08/20 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200807/2047Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: VILLARRICA 357120
PSN: S3925 W07155

AREA: CHILE

SUMMIT ELEV: 9340 FT [2847 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/002

INFO SOURCE: SVO. GOES-E.

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: EMISSION REPORTED 07/1922Z

OBS VA DTG: 07/2010Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 08/0200Z NOT AVBL

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 08/0800Z NOT AVBL

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 08/1400Z NOT AVBL

RMK: ?REPORT FROM THE GEOPHYSICAL INSTITUTE AT
07/2015Z INDICATES ASH AT 07/1922Z TO FL110
MOVING SE. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 202008072130Z=

Previous news
Wed, 29 Jul 2020, 08:31
Villarica volcano on 25 July (image: @AngaritaV/twitter)
On 25 July SERNAGEOMIN reported that moderate explosion occurred at 18:07 local time associated with volcano-tectonic earthquake. ... read all
Tue, 7 Jul 2020, 09:24
Incandescence continues to be observed from the crater (image: @cfariasvega/twitter)
The activity of the volcano continues at moderate levels. read all
Thu, 30 Jan 2020, 09:34
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
Tue, 10 Sep 2019, 01:27
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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