Chaitén
in Provincia de Palena of Los Lagos, Chile

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
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:
Spanish
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:11 PM (Friday)
Timezone: America/Santiago
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:05 am and 9:21 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
43.083 and 107.450 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Tsogtsol Sume
References
This place on Wikipedia
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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: 2022-12-09 08:12:37

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 05:11 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named America / Santiago with an UTC offset of -3 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: 15°C / 59 °F

Morning Temperature 12°C / 53 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Night Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Chance of rainfall 2%
Air Humidity 70%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 34% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Friday, 9th of December 2022

16°C (61 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Saturday, 10th of December 2022

16°C (60 °F)
12°C (53 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Sunday, 11th of December 2022

12°C (54 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

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.


CHAITÉN - CHILE.NATOUR.CL - Teaser

Published: January 16, 2015
Length: 25:13 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Natour.cl

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: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/bikepatagonia/1/1204385460/tpod.html 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...


DESCUBRE CHAITÉN EN LA PATAGONIA CHILENA - NATOUR

Published: February 11, 2015
Length: 50:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Natour.cl


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
Author: VIDEOCASAS

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 ...


CARRETERA AUSTRAL - NATOUR

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

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


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capture of the webcam Chaitén: Los Lagos

Chaitén: Los Lagos, Chaitén (source)

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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