PUCON, March 4, 2015 - Image provided on March 3, 2015 by the National Service of Geology and Mining (SERNAGEOMIN) shows the Villarrica Volcano after its eruption, 18 kilometers south of Pucon, Chile. Authorities have issued a red alert, informing that the Villarrica Volcano has considerably increased its activities and urging the immediate evacuation of 3,385 people.
View of the erupting Villarrica Volcano, 18km south of Pucon, and 128km southeast of Temuco, in the 9th region of La Auracania, Chile, on March 3, 2015. The central and regional authorities issued a Red Alert, and informed that the Villarrica Volcano has considerably increased its activity. According to the local press the volcano registered an eruption at 3 a.m. local time, urging the immediate evacuation of 3,385 people.