Villarrica volcano news & activity updates:

Villarrica volcano (Chile): new strombolian activity confirmed

Fri, 4 Jan 2019, 15:22
15:22 PM | BY: T
Strrombolian explosions / small lava fountains observed yesterday at Villarrica volcano (images: POVI)
Strrombolian explosions / small lava fountains observed yesterday at Villarrica volcano (images: POVI)
Werner Keller from POVI reported yesterday that the volcano has resumed its strombolian activity following a pause of 5 weeks.
Small "lava fountains" were seen reaching heights of 30 m above the crater rim and light ash fall occurred on the eastern flank of the volcano.
Villarrica is one of South America's most active volcanoes. It often contains a small lava lake in its summit crater.

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