Calbuco, Chile: The Alert Level was lowered to Green .

Calbuco, Chile: The Alert Level was lowered to Green .

According to the civil protection agency, ONEMI, on 18 August OVDAS-SERNAGEOMIN reported that seismicity at Calbuco fluctuated at low levels and continued to decline, and only water vapor emissions rose from the vents. The Alert Level was lowered to Green (the lowest level on a four-color scale).

ONEMI maintained an elevated Alert Level of Yellow (mid-level on a 3-color scale) for the Llanquihue and Puerto Octay provinces, and an Alert Level Green for Puerto Montt and Puerto Varas. On 21 August the 10-km exclusion zone around the volcano was lifted, but SERNAGEOMIN warned that the 1.5 km exclusion zone around the craters remained in effect and the public should continue to stay away from drainages.

August 27, 2015. Calbuco, Chile:

41.326°S, 72.614°W
Elevation 2003 m

Source: Oficina Nacional de Emergencia–Ministerio del Interior (ONEMI) , GVP.

Photo : Patricio Ramirez.

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