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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 (Central Chile): lava pond remains active

Mon, 4 Jan 2021, 10:37
10:37 AM | BY: MARTIN
The small lava pond remains active in the summit crater (image: @povi_cl/twitter)
The small lava pond remains active in the summit crater (image: @povi_cl/twitter)
No significant change in activity has occurred during the past weeks. The small lava pond in the summit crater, first observed in Nov last year, has remained essentially unchanged.
It's currently stable condition suggests that there is a delicate equilibrium between heat and magma supply and loss (through cooling and mild emissions during degassing). The volcano's lava pond can be seen in the attached image.
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

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