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!

Here’s a shot from earlier:

Life Under Ash:

Here’s the eruption just after it began:

Earliest shot of the eruption we’ve found thus far.

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Calbuco for the last 40 years:

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Locations of surrounding populations:

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