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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: WEAK EMISSIONS OF GASES OBS VA DTG: 11/1108Z

Monday Dec 11, 2017 13:00 PM |

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

FVAG02 at 12:45 UTC, 11/12/17 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171211/1140Z
VAAC: BUENOS AIRES
VOLCANO: VILLARRICA 357120
PSN: S3925 W07155
AREA: CHILE
SUMMIT ELEV: 9340 FT [2847 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2017/003
INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. GFS WINDS. VOLCANO WEB
CAMERA.
AVIATION COLOR CODE: NOT GIVEN
ERUPTION DETAILS: WEAK EMISSIONS OF GASES
OBS VA DTG: 11/1108Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA
WINDS FL100 320/10KT - FL120 330/10KT - FL140
320/15KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 11/1700Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 11/2300Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 12/0500Z NO VA EXP
RMK: ALTHOUGH A PILOT REPORTED WEAK VA PLUME,
THERE IS NO INDICATION OF VA ON WEBCAM NOR STLT
IMAGERY UNDER CLEAR SKIES. WEBCAM SHOWS VERY WEAK
EMISSIONS OF GASES TL FL110. WILL KEEP MONITORING
AND ISSUE AN ADVICE IF NECESSARY. ...SMN
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Wednesday, Dec 06, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Oct 20, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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