Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Villarrica
in Chile

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Villarrica is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Name: Villarrica
Lat/Lon: -39.42 , -71.93
Event Date: 12 Sep 2019 00:00 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: About 43000 people within 30km
Exposed Population 100km: About 300000 people within 100km
Volcanic explosivity index: 5
Population exposure index: 3
Inserted at: 12 Sep 2019 09:18 UTC

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Volcano Timeline

IDGDACS alert colorDateSource
1 12 Sep 2019 00:00 JRC

Exposed population

The eruption happened in Chile , Region of Los Lagos (population 978,969) . The nearest places are Pucura, Pucón, Chalipen, Los Chilcos, Palguín, Menetué, Coñarepue, Lican Ray, Puerto Santa Regina, Voipire, and Allipén.

Radius Population
100 km 300000 people
75 km 170000 people
50 km 100000 people
30 km 43000 people
20 km 25000 people
10 km <1000 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Los Lagos Chile 970000 people
Araucania Chile 800000 people

Affected populated places

Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Pucura Araucanía Chile Village6 - 15 km
Pucón Araucanía Chile Village5 - 16 km
Chalipen Araucanía Chile Village6 - 16 km
Los Chilcos Araucania Chile Village5 - 18 km
Palguín Araucania Chile Village6 - 18 km
Menetué Araucanía Chile Village6 - 18 km
Coñarepue Araucanía Chile Village6 - 20 km
Lican Ray Araucanía Chile Village5 - 21 km
Puerto Santa Regina Araucanía Chile Village6 - 22 km
Voipire Araucania Chile Village6 - 24 km
Pucará Araucania Chile Village6 - 25 km
Pichare Araucania Chile Village6 - 26 km
Pilinhue Araucanía Chile Village6 - 26 km
Pullingue Araucanía Chile Village6 - 26 km
Caburgua Araucanía Chile Village5 - 28 km
El Pastal Araucania Chile Village5 - 29 km
Villarrica Araucanía Chile City 31000 people 30 km
Puhala Araucania Chile Village6 - 30 km
Curarrehue Araucanía Chile Village5 - 31 km
Carriringue Los Lagos Chile Village5 - 31 km
Collentañe Araucania Chile Village6 - 31 km
Trancura Araucanía Chile Village6 - 32 km
Collico Araucanía Chile Village6 - 32 km
Liumalla Araucania Chile Village6 - 32 km
Callumapu Araucanía Chile Village5 - 32 km
Maichín Araucania Chile Village6 - 34 km
Coihueco Araucanía Chile Village6 - 34 km
Liquiñe Los Lagos Chile Village6 - 35 km
Putúe Araucania Chile Village6 - 36 km
Linda Flor Araucanía Chile Village6 - 39 km
Puerto Corrales Araucania Chile Village6 - 39 km
Huellahue Araucanía Chile Village6 - 40 km
Neltume Los Lagos Chile Village6 - 42 km
Panguipulli Araucanía Chile Village4 16000 people 43 km
Huiscapi Araucanía Chile Village5 - 43 km
Puraquina Araucanía Chile Village5 - 45 km
Colico Araucanía Chile Village6 - 46 km
Quechereguas Araucania Chile Village6 - 47 km
Choshuenco Los Lagos Chile Village5 - 48 km
Lilcoco Araucania Chile Village6 - 49 km
Quilche Araucanía Chile Village6 - 49 km
Quiñenahuín Araucanía Chile Village6 - 50 km
Reigolil Araucanía Chile Village6 - 50 km
Malalhue Araucanía Chile Village5 - 52 km
Ancagual Araucanía Chile Village6 - 53 km
Cunco Araucanía Chile Village5 - 55 km
Los Laureles Araucanía Chile Village5 - 55 km
Las Hortensias Araucania Chile Village6 - 56 km
Choroico Araucanía Chile Village5 - 56 km
Niquén Araucania Chile Village6 - 57 km
Enco Los Lagos Chile Village5 - 58 km
Coipue Araucania Chile Village5 - 58 km
Dollinco Los Lagos Chile Village5 - 59 km
Loncoche Araucanía Chile City 15000 people 61 km
Estancia Los Helechos Neuquén Argentina Village6 - 62 km
Radal Araucanía Chile Village5 - 62 km
Riñihue Los Lagos Chile Village5 - 63 km
Caren-Rumiñañi Araucanía Chile Village6 - 63 km
Traitraico Araucania Chile Village6 - 64 km
Maile Araucania Chile Village6 - 66 km
El Puma Araucanía Chile Village5 - 66 km
Pueco Araucania Chile Village5 - 66 km
La Paz Araucania Chile Village6 - 68 km
Lastarria Araucanía Chile Village6 - 68 km
Allipén Araucania Chile Village6 - 69 km

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Airports

Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Pucon ZPC 268 Civ. Unpaved No 3900 14 km

Ports

Dams

Nuclear plants

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