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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 (Central Chile): series of near-constant strombolian-type explosions

Mon, 9 Nov 2020, 09:24
09:24 AM | BY: MARTIN
Incandescent material associated with glowing steam from Villarica volcano on 8 November (image: @_RadioLV/twitter)
Incandescent material associated with glowing steam from Villarica volcano on 8 November (image: @_RadioLV/twitter)
Glowing lava spatter ejected from the crater of Villarica volcano on 8 November (image: @povi_cl/twitter)
Glowing lava spatter ejected from the crater of Villarica volcano on 8 November (image: @povi_cl/twitter)
Strombolian activity from Villarica volcano on 7 November (image: @povi_cl/twitter)
Strombolian activity from Villarica volcano on 7 November (image: @povi_cl/twitter)
Explosive eruption from Villarica volcano on 7 November (image: @povi_cl/twitter)
Explosive eruption from Villarica volcano on 7 November (image: @povi_cl/twitter)
The activity of the volcano is characterized by strombolian-type explosions during the past four days, which quickly become near-continuous.
Eleven small to moderate strombolian-type explosions were detected during 6-8 November. An ash plumes rose 721 ft-1,148 ft (220 m-350 m) above the summit and drifted northwest.
Scoria is being ejected to an approximate height of 80 meters above the crater.
Source: Servicio Nacional de Geología y Minería de Chile volcano activity update 9 November 2020
Previous news
Fri, 6 Nov 2020, 11:29
Black dense ash plume rising from Villcarica volcano yesterday (image: SERNAGEOMIN)
The activity of the volcano continues at moderate levels characterized by sporadic explosions. ... read all
Mon, 26 Oct 2020, 06:48
An ash plume with ash deposits from Villarica volcano on 23 October (image: @Sernageomin/twitter)
The activity of the volcano continues at moderate levels characterized by sporadic explosions. ... read all

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