Tupungatito , Chile : Special report of volcanic activity:

Tupungatito , Chile : Special report of volcanic activity:

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
Depth: 0,23km
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

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