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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) 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

Villarrica volcano news & activity updates:

Villarrica Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EMISSION REPORT

Wed, 16 Dec 2020, 16:45
16:45 PM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAG02 at 16:31 UTC, 16/12/20 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201216/1630Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: VILLARRICA 357120
PSN: S3925 W07155

AREA: CHILE

SUMMIT ELEV: 9340 FT [2847 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/025

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

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMISSION REPORT

OBS VA DTG: 16/1600Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA
WIND FL100 260/10KT FL150 250/15KT FL200 240/25KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/2200Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/0400Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/1000Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: OVDAS REPORT INFORMED THE OCCURRENCE OF
PARTICULATE MATERIAL EMISSION TL 160MTS MOV NW AT
1456Z. VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE IN STLT IMAGERY.
WEBCAM SHOW SPORADIC EMISSION OF STEAM AND GASES.
WE WILL KEEP MONITORING AND ISSUE A NEW MESSAGE
IF NECESSARY. ...SMN ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news

Mon, 7 Dec 2020, 08:48
Moderate explosion from Villarica volcano on 5 December (image: @conaf_minagri/twitter)
Occasional explosions of the volcano continue. ... read all
Wed, 18 Nov 2020, 06:34
Three inactive and one active vent with a small lava pond (image: @povi_cl/twitter)
On 10 November the volcano observatory SERNAGEOMIN did a flight observations above the summit crater. ... read all
Mon, 9 Nov 2020, 09:24
Incandescent material associated with glowing steam from Villarica volcano on 8 November (image: @_RadioLV/twitter)
The activity of the volcano is characterized by strombolian-type explosions during the past four days, which quickly become near-continuous. ... read all

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