Villarica , Chile : two (2) earthquakes associated with rock fracturing .

Villarica , Chile :  two (2) earthquakes associated with rock fracturing .

Special volcanic activity report (REAV)
REGIONS : Araucania -Los Rios
March 26, 2016 , 05: 38 hl.

The Servicio Nacional de Geologia y Mineria (SERNAGEOMIN) through the Observatorio Volcanológico de los Andes del Sur (OVDAS) announces that Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 5:38 local time (08: 38GMT), the monitoring stations near the Villarrica volcano, recorded two (2) earthquakes associated with rock fracturing (volcano -Tectonics). The higher energy earthquake was located 4.5 km to the east (E) of the crater.
The location obtained was as follows:
TIME OF ORIGIN: 05: 38 hl (GMT -3)
LATITUDE: 39 ° 25 ’76’ South
LONGITUDE: 71 ° 53 ’30 “West
DEPTH: 4,5 km
local magnitude : M 3.7 (ML)

OBSERVATIONS:
There are no reports of the authorities or communities about the perception of these events in neighboring areas.
No changes were recorded in the surface activity due to the event.
The level of technical volcanic alert level remains at green.
SERNAGEOMIN – OVDAS continuous online monitoring and report timely to the changes in volcanic activity in the region.

March 29, 2016.Villarica , Chile :

Source : SERNAGEOMIN – OVDAS

Photo : Paris Match

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