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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 (Central Chile): moderate explosion

Mon, 5 Oct 2020, 06:18
06:18 AM | BY: MARTIN
Moderate explosion at Villarrica volcano yesterday (image: SERNAGEOMIN)
Moderate explosion at Villarrica volcano yesterday (image: SERNAGEOMIN)
The activity of the volcano continues at moderately levels.
According to SERNAGEOMIN a moderate vulcanian-type explosion occurred from the active crater at 11:30 local time yesterday.
A grey ash plume rose 1,476 ft (450 m) above the summit and drifted northeast.
The explosion was associated with long-period (LP) earthquake.
Source: Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería de Chile volcano activity update 5 October 2020
Previous news
Tue, 29 Sep 2020, 07:46
Glowing lava bombs from Villarrica volcano on 27 September (image: @povi_cl/twitter)
Explosive eruption of the volcano continues. ... read all
Sat, 26 Sep 2020, 20:07
Ash emissions from Villarrica volcano today (image: SERNAGEOMIN)
Explosive eruption of the volcano continues at fluctuating intensity. ... read all
Fri, 4 Sep 2020, 08:56
Gas-steam plume from Villarrica volcano (image: SERNAGEOMIN)
SERNAGEOMIN reported that the activity of the volcano continues with constant gas-steam plume emissions and constant incandescence visible from crater. read all
 

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