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Stratovolcano 2847 m / 9,340 ft
Central Chile, -39.42°S / -71.93°W
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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 (Chile): mild strombolian activity
Tuesday May 12, 2015 19:32 PM | BY: T
Lenticular cloud at Villarrica volcano this morning illuminated by the lava lake in the inner crater
Mild activity continues - a small lava lake remains active inside the vent of the inner summit crater producing steaming, small strombolian explosions, and related ash emissions.
A lenticular cloud over the summit this morning was beautifully illuminated by the lava glow.
Friday, Apr 24, 2015
SERNAGEOMIN reported weak strombolian activity during the past days and the presence of a small oscillating lava lake in the summit crater's inner pit. ...
Thursday, Apr 02, 2015
OVDAS-SERNAGEOMIN reported that during 24-25 March gas-and-ash emissions at Villarrica decreased but the magnitude of the continuous seismic tremor slightly increased. Crater incandescence overnight was observed. ...
Friday, Mar 27, 2015
Activity remains stable with intermittent mild strombolian explosions and light ash emissions. ...
Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015
Weak intermittent strombolian activity at the summit crater and occasional small ash emissions continue. ...
Monday, Mar 23, 2015
Weak incandescence from mild strombolian activity in the summit crater of the volcano has become visible at night.
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