in Provincia de Palena of Los Lagos, Chile

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-42.916 and -72.706 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -42° 54' 57" and W -72° 42' 22"
Currency and Currency Code:
Peso - CLP
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:02 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: America/Santiago
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
8:20 am and 5:22 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
43.083 and 107.450 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Tsogtsol Sume
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Current travel safety evaluation for Chile in South America

Safety Score: 3,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Chile.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Chile. Last Update: 2024-06-13 08:18:50

Discover Chaitén

Chaitén in Provincia de Palena (Los Lagos) with it's 4,065 citizens is a city in Chile about 663 mi (or 1,067 km) south of Santiago, the country's capital city.

Local time in Chaitén is now 05:02 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named America / Santiago with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Chaitén. The closest airport in Chile is Chaitén Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Churches of Chiloé in a distance of 101 mi (or 162 km), North.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Puerto Montt, Leleque, Tecka, Norquinco and Bariloche. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 11°C / 53 °F

Morning Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Evening Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Night Temperature 8°C / 47 °F
Chance of rainfall 19%
Air Humidity 94%
Air Pressure 995 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Thursday, 13th of June 2024

8°C (47 °F)
8°C (46 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Friday, 14th of June 2024

9°C (48 °F)
7°C (45 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.

Saturday, 15th of June 2024

8°C (47 °F)
8°C (47 °F)
Moderate rain, fresh breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Carretera Austral - Moto - Puerto Montt - Chaitén

Published: September 21, 2014
Length: 30:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Luiz Carlos Mesquita Scheid

Compilação das fotos deste trecho da viagem pela Carretera Austral realizada por membros do Vagamundo Moto Grupo.


Published: January 16, 2015
Length: 25:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5

We offer the best Completos (Chilean Hot-dogs) & real German Kuchen in Chaitén on our cozy Bus. You can also book accommodations, outdoors activities and transportation for your unforgettable...

Coyhaique - El Chait Bikepatagonia's photos around El Chaitén, Chile (how is chaiten now)

Published: December 05, 2010
Length: 53:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Bikepatagonia's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod...

Chaitén Volcano Eruption - Five Years Later

Published: August 03, 2014
Length: 22:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bob Ramsak

A video notebook shot five years after a volcano devastated the town of Chaitén, Chile. In May 2008 the Chaitén Volcano in southern Chile woke from a 9370-year slumber. Over the course...


Published: February 11, 2015
Length: 50:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5

Perro rescatado de Chaiten 1/2

Published: May 11, 2008
Length: 55:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jaime Oyarzún

Este perrito fue encontrado en Chaiten el 8 de Mayo de 2008, cuando la empresa Choppers Helicopteros realizaba trabajos para el Gobierno en la zona de la catástrofe. Si alguien sabe de...

Chaitén, Amigos en Chaitén

Published: March 11, 2008
Length: 23:12 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Gonzalo Navarrete

Historia de un grupo de amigos que se conocieron en Chaitén.

Volcan Chaiten parte 2

Published: March 03, 2009
Length: 52:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: guanacofilm

Sigue el video narrando esta pequeña historia. Un par de imagenes del volcan. Perros dando vuelta en un pueblo de fantasmas.

Erupción Volcán Chaitén(ayudar damnificados) Utilidad Publica

Published: May 08, 2008
Length: 54:08 min
Rating: 4 of 5

SERVICIO DE UTILIDAD PUBLICA PARA AYUDAR A LA GENTE Y ANiMALES DE CHAITÉN Cuenta BancoEstado 4545 AYUDA MASCOTAS "Albergando un amigo" Cuenta BCI 603 22 438 (informar ...


Published: March 18, 2012
Length: 54:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tommy Hidalgo -

1er tramo Puerto Montt, Chaitén, Caleta Santa Barbara, Futaleufu y Caleta Gonzalo.

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
شايتن, چایتن، شیلی, WCH, 차이텐, Čaitenas, Чайтен, 柴滕