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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA REPORTED AT 20/1338Z OBS VA DTG: 20/1445Z

Thursday Oct 20, 2016 16:00 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAG01 at 15:53 UTC, 20/10/16 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161020/1550Z
VAAC: BUENOS AIRES
VOLCANO: VILLARRICA 357120
PSN: S3925 W07156
AREA: CHILE
SUMMIT ELEV: 2847M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/005
INFO SOURCE: GOES 13 - WEBCAM - GFS
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: YELLOW
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED AT 20/1338Z
OBS VA DTG: 20/1445Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELITE DATA
WINDS: FL090 113/05KT - FL100 113/05KT - FL120 130/05KT - FL140 160/05KT

FCST VA CLD +06HR: 20/2045Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 21/0245Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 21/0845Z NO VA EXP

RMK:T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH. ALTHOUGH A PILOT REPORTED VA CLD OBS
FL120/MOV NNW THERE IS NO INDICATION OF VA IN SATELLITE IMAGERY UNDER
MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES. WEB CAM SHOWS WEAK EMISSIONS OF STEAM, GASES AND
LGT VA NEAR SUMMIT.

NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Glow from Villarrica's summit this morning (SERNAGEOMIN webcam)
Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016
The volcano has increased its activity during the past two weeks: glow from the summit has reappeared in early August and become more pronounced lately. ... [more]
Lava laka in Villarrica volcano as seen on 3 April (source: Lago Villarrica / facebook)
Monday, Apr 04, 2016
A small lava lake is active inside the volcano's summit crater. Vigorous degassing produces violent convection and occasional explosions that eject liquid lava spatter outside the inner pit crater. ... [more]
Thursday, Jun 04, 2015
OVDAS-SERNAGEOMIN reported no significant changes at Villarrica during 20-26 May. Seismicity had significantly decreased, although the data continued to indicate small explosions and degassing from the lava lake. ... [more]
Lenticular cloud at Villarrica volcano this morning illuminated by the lava lake in the inner crater
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
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. ... [more]
Glow from VIllarrica this morning
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. ... [more]

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