Peteroa Volcano (4,084 meters) lived in the last hours growth of its activityIn the south of Mendoza, the authorities say that the spread of ashes will not affect the surrounding population.
The Chilean National Geology and Mining Services (Sernageomin) issued a report on Sunday Sunday that the increase in activity "low seismically low voltage (less than 4 centimeters in diameter) is a polar clearance and a low altitude, less than 800 meters, gray particulate matter and emission".
He also announced that "it might happen new passages from the last hours and even more energy recorded. "
That's why the level yellow alert There is Petero in the border between Argentina and Chile. This means that "the base of the volcano is above the threshold and the process unstableto increase or reduce these levels. For this reason, a probable eruption may take a week or a month, "he explained in a statement by the Ministry of Public Affairs of the Chilean Ministry of Public Safety and the National Emergency Office (Onemi).
However, Malargüe, the head of the Civil Defense, dismissed complicated people from the southern department of Mendoza. "There is nothing less to indicate the diminished intensity and the risk of population and animals," said Daniel Rodríguez. bugle.
It also helps the wind direction Volcanic ash does not approach the municipality of MalargüeIt's 100 kilometers from the volcano, the official said.
The Chilean authorities also asserted that there is no increase in Volcanic activity around Petero. Carlos Bernales, the director of the Onemiko region, said that the trans-Andean media "have a greater presence of particles, which is usually the Yellow Alert situation located in the complex Planxón Peteroa." These events will continue and increase the intensity, so we are reassuring the community. "
On Friday morning, Petero was registered ashes and gases, low-rise product "signs for a long time". For this reason, a continuous monitoring was established in the field and on Saturday the situation was relaxed. But in the afternoon of the National Gendarmerie, the volcano's ash expanded into the Argentinian territory and ordered the evacuation of forced labor force executed by the international attraction of Vergara, which was excluded. water, springs contamination due to volcanic ash.