An Absolutely Massive Volcano Is Exploding In Chile Right Now

An Absolutely Massive Volcano Is Exploding In Chile Right Now

Calbuco, a stratovolcano in southern Chile, began erupting yesterday at 7pm local time. First spewing massive ash clouds then, at 10pm, erupting explosively as its fragile structure collapsed inwards. Here’s all the stunning imagery and video; we’ll keep it updated as this develops. You can see it from space!

An Absolutely Massive Volcano Is Exploding In Chile Right Now

AP Photo

An Absolutely Massive Volcano Is Exploding In Chile Right Now

Photo: Philip Oyarzo Calisto. Imagine seeing this over the roof of your house!

Erupting volcano puts on a dazzling lightning display in Chile. AP MORE PHOTOS: http://t.co/PuNFNUlWaP pic.twitter.com/4o0N0EVTt4

April 23, 2015

Some insight into volcanic lightning as #Calbuco eruption continues. http://t.co/iQ3jRp9QDt pic.twitter.com/X5TQzMnUKU

April 23, 2015

Calbuco Volcano erupts in nearby chile! Hopefully no serious casualties. Timing eerily related to part of our film. pic.twitter.com/rDGwgSvsAz

April 23, 2015

PHOTO: Lightning strike as #Calbuco volcano erupts in #Chile for the first time in 43 years. http://t.co/sz4CYv9lOm pic.twitter.com/Sv8O6NIWZ9

April 23, 2015

More infrared imagery of the #Calbuco volcano eruption from @NASANPP's VIIRS instrument. http://t.co/1IOkpiEZOO pic.twitter.com/0Zt3CnNjJF

April 23, 2015

This is what Chile looks like, right now http://t.co/g4kyC8y2Kl pic.twitter.com/bpMoyL2SQY

April 23, 2015

Just some minutes ago: ash clouds from #Calbuco volcano visible in #ISS live feed. pic.twitter.com/4AHNgCtHyF

April 23, 2015

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