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In May 2008, the 4,000 residents of the fishing town of Chaiten were evacuated after the eruption of Chaiten Volcano 10 kilometers (5.4 miles) to the northeast. In addition to the threat of ashfall or an explosive eruption, the town is being flooded as as.
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