Increased seismicity under Lonquimay volcano, alert level raised, Chile

Increased seismicity under Lonquimay volcano, alert level raised, Chile

Increased seismicity detected under Chile's Lonquimay volcano since March 9, 2022, prompted SERNAGEOMIN to raise the Alert Level for the volcano from Green to Yellow on March 21, 2022. The last eruptive episode of this volcano lasted from 1988 to 1990 (VEI 3)….

Incandescence observed at Callaqui volcano, Chile

Incandescence observed at Callaqui volcano, Chile

Incandescence was observed at the Callaqui volcano in Chile's Biobio region at 00:55 UTC on January 27, 2022. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 1980 (VEI 1). According to the analysis of images obtained from a fixed camera installed at the Callaqui…

Laguna del Maule Volcanic Complex, technical alert raised to Yellow, Chile

Laguna del Maule Volcanic Complex, technical alert raised to Yellow, Chile

SERNAGEOMIN has raised the technical alert for Laguna del Maule Volcanic Complex from Green to Yellow on February 22, 2021, after an increased number of earthquakes detected over the past two weeks. The Southern Andes Volcanological Observatory (OVDAS) detected 533…

Increased seismicity under Hudson volcano, alert level raised, Chile

Increased seismicity under Hudson volcano, alert level raised, Chile

The National Geology and Mining Service of Chile (SERNAGEOMIN) has raised the alert level for Cerro Hudson volcano from Green to Yellow (2 of 4) on December 22, 2020. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2011 (VEI 2). This volcano has a history of VEI 6…

Strombolian activity at Villarrica volcano, new sensors installed, Chile

Strombolian activity at Villarrica volcano, new sensors installed, Chile

Strombolian explosions have returned to Chilean Villarrica volcano on January 24, 2019. Similar activity was observed at the beginning of the month. The volcano is producing lava fountains up to 35 m (115 feet) above the crater rim, ejecting incandescent cinder,…

Partial dome collapse after explosion at Nevados de Chillan volcano, Chile

Partial dome collapse after explosion at Nevados de Chillan volcano, Chile

A strong explosion was recorded at Chilean Nevados de Chillan volcano early January 11, 2019, resulting in a partial dome-collapse event. The Alert Level remains at Orange. The explosion took place at 08:00 UTC (05:00 local time), January 11 and was recorded by a…

Strombolian explosions resume at Villarrica volcano, Chile

Strombolian explosions resume at Villarrica volcano, Chile

Strombolian activity has resumed at Chilean Villarrica volcano on January 3, 2019. The Alert Level for the volcano remains at Green (1 of 4). Its last major eruption took place in 2015. According to the Villarrica Volcano Observation Project (POVI), strombolian…