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

More information

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