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Villarrica volcano
Stratovolcano 2847 m / 9,340 ft
Central Chile, -39.42°S / -71.93°W
Current status: restless (2 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) activity update

Friday Mar 27, 2015 19:10 PM | BY: T

Ash emission from Villarrica volcano today
Ash emission from Villarrica volcano today
Bright glow at the summit crater at night
Bright glow at the summit crater at night
Activity remains stable with intermittent mild strombolian explosions and light ash emissions.
Bright glow can be seen at night, suggesting that the magma column inside the conduit stands very high.
Previous news
Incandescence from strombolian activity at Villarrica last evening
Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015
Weak intermittent strombolian activity at the summit crater and occasional small ash emissions continue. ... [more]
Villarrica volcano this morning (SERNAGEOMIN Pucon webcam)
Monday, Mar 23, 2015
Weak incandescence from mild strombolian activity in the summit crater of the volcano has become visible at night. [more]
Ash emissions from Villarrica volcano today
Sunday, Mar 22, 2015
The volcano is having phases of increasingly intense, continuous ash emissions, probably caused by deep-seated strombolian activity. No or little incandescence has been visible last night. [more]

Friday, Mar 20, 2015
Activity has continued to slowly increase overall during the past days, and volcanic alert level was raised to orange by SERNAGEOMIN on 18 March. ... [more]
Mild strombolian activity at VIllarrica last night
Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015
Activity at the volcano is again increasing, which could again culminate in another paroxysm. Since 14 March, degassing and seismic activity have been observed to rise. Phases of mild strombolian activity appeared again on 16 March. ... [more]

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