Saturday, April 25, 2009

Chaitén Volcano, Chile - John Seach

Seismic activity at Chaiten volcano in Chile remains high, with earthquakes reaching a maximum magnitude 4.5. Dome growth continues in the summit crater. Ash emissions rose to a height of 1.5 km above the crater. During the week of 15-21 April, there were only two days where the summit was cloud free. The volcano remains on the highest alert level - RED.
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