On Villarrica volcano recorded intense activity over this Saturday afternoon for what was set yellow warning from emergency agencies.
Following # Warning Yellowolta for the communes of Villarrica, Pucon and Curarehue in the region of La Araucan иa and the commune of Panguipuli in the region of Los Rоos, due to the activity of the volcano Villarrica. More information. https://t.co/meUbKvteDH pic.twitter.com/y12R6qux64
– onemihile (@onemichile) December 5, 2020
A report by the South Andes Volcano Observatory (OVDAS) said the activity at the volcano, reported at around 6:44 p.m., was linked to prolonged earthquake.
The director of Onemi de la Araucania, Etenet Medrano, said in detail that “this explosion caused A. column of ash which, according to a special report issued by Sernageomin, indicates that he has reached a 160 meters high approximately “.
Therefore, the yellow warning keeps the communes in Villarrica, Pucon, Curarehue and Pangipuli.
VOLCANO ALARM: Special report on volcanic activity on # Villarika, reports a long-term earthquake associated with a moderate explosion at the crater level, which occurred today at 18:44. @Sernageomin monitors the most active volcanoes in the country. Warning # Ellowolta. pic.twitter.com/9GZxwqQNl1
– Sernageomin (@Sernageomin) December 5, 2020