Special report of volcanic activity:
The National Service of Geology and Mining, who had knowledge of the following components, through equipment and records analyzed by the Volcanological Observatory of Southern Andes reports:
On Tuesday, May 24, 2016, at 12:01 local time (4:01 p.m. GMT), the monitoring stations in the vicinity of the volcano Tupungatito recorded one (1) earthquake associated with rocks fracturing process (tectonics volcano). This event has been located 8 km west of the main crater.
The location obtained is:
Original Time: 12:01 hl (GMT-4)
Latitude: 33 ° 23’53 “South
Longitude: 69 ° 54’50 “West
Local Magnitude: M 3
At the time of issuance of this report, it was recorded 5 smaller aftershocks. There is no information from the authorities or in general on the perception of these events.
The level of technical volcanic alert remains GREEN.
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May 29, 2016.Tupungatito , Chile :
Source : Sernagéomin.
Photo : losandes.com.ar