BOOM! Massive Calbuco Volcano Erupts In Chile On Earth Day
With no warning whatsoever, the Calbuco volcano in Southern Chile experienced a massive Earth Day eruption that is still ongoing, ending more than four decades of dormancy.
The images are beautiful/startling/and horrific all at the same time.
Here’s what it looks like right now!
— Chile’s Atheist (@lalodagach) April 23, 2015
Here’s a shot from earlier:
— Ruptly (@Ruptly) April 23, 2015
Life Under Ash:
Here’s the eruption just after it began:
Earliest shot of the eruption we’ve found thus far.
— Gata Con Tacos (@TaconesGatunos) April 22, 2015
Calbuco for the last 40 years:
Locations of surrounding populations:
— Janine Krippner (@janinekrippner) April 22, 2015