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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)
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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: LIGHT EMMISIONS OF STEAM AND VA

Monday Dec 18, 2017 14:00 PM |

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

FVAG03 at 13:45 UTC, 18/12/17 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20171218/1345Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: VILLARRICA 357120
PSN: S3925 W07155

AREA: CHILE

SUMMIT ELEV: 9340 FT [2847 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/004

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. NON-OPERATIONAL GOES-16. GFS
WINDS. PILOT REPORT. VOLCANO WEB CAMERA.

AVIATION COLOR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: LIGHT EMMISIONS OF STEAM AND VA

OBS VA DTG: 18/1308Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA

WINDS FL100 280/10KT - FL120 280/10KT - FL140
280/15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 18/1900Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/0100Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 19/0700Z NO VA EXP

RMK: A PILOT REPORTED VA IN FL090 NEAR VOLCANO
SUMMIT. STLT DETECTION IS HINDERED BY WX CLDS.
WEBCAM SHOWS WEAK EMISSIONS THAT DISSIPATE
QUICKLY. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Monday, Dec 11, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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