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Arenal volcano
Stratovolcano 1657 m / 5,436 ft
Costa Rica, 10.46°N / -84.7°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Erupciones del volcán Arenal:
1968-2011, 1968 (major explosion), 1922, 1915(?), 1750, 1530, around 1350 (large, sub-Plinian eruption)
Typical eruption style:
Peligro de explosión. Cerca de actividad estromboliana continua, ocasionales eventos explosivos y la lava fluye.
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Volcano news: Arenal volcano, Costa Rica

Wed, 18 Sep 2013, 10:59
OVSICORI mencionó que desprendimientos con ruidos del retumbo han aumentado en el volcán en las últimas semanas. Esto podría sugerir que el volcán ha comenzado a despertar de sus 3 años de letargo.
Thu, 12 Sep 2013, 08:14
OVSICORI-UNA informó que penachos compuesta principalmente por vapor de agua desde los bordes del cráter C del Arenal 8 y 9 de septiembre NE y SE levantó. Temblores indicativos de actividad hidrotermal y magmática se detectaron el 8 de septiembre. ...màs
Thu, 31 Jan 2013, 17:49
El volcán había mostrado algunos mayor sismicidad a finales de diciembre, pero se calmó nuevamente.
Sun, 30 Dec 2012, 11:05
Seismic recording during 29 Dec 2012 (VACR station, OVSICORI)
Some elevated internal activity was observed on 29 Dec, but seismic activity has been calm again today.
Sun, 9 Sep 2012, 09:02
Tras el terremoto de 7,6 en 5 Sep 2012, hubo avalanchas de roca moderada hasta la mitad del flanco, principalmente de los bloques inestables en el borde norte del cráter.
Mon, 5 Mar 2012, 11:05
El Volcán Arenal continúa en su fase de reposo, con un nivel bajo de emisión de gases. De acuerdo a reportes de los pobladores de La Palma, el flanco norte y del sector del Castillo en el flanco suroeste no se ha vuelto a escuchar ni observar actividad, salvo un pequeño sector en la parte superior noreste del cráter activo C, por donde salen pequeñas cantidades de gases. ...màs
Fri, 4 Jun 2010, 08:55
It was reported that on 24 May a series of incandescent flows were flowing the W flank, towards the lake, reaching a forest. An ash plume was drifting and the N. Arenal National Park was closed briefly because to the activity.
Wed, 26 May 2010, 12:37
Arenal volcano in Costa Rica had a stronger explosive and/or effusive eruption around 1pm on 25 June. According to various news sources, explosions produced 8 ash avalances (or lava flows) and promted the evacuation of parts of the Arenal National Park. Although almost constantly active during the past decades, the last major eruption of Arenal was in 1968 when 89 people got killed.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008, 11:42
As the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica reports in a press bulletin, on Friday 06, June 2008 at 9:15am (15:15GMT) a large hot avalanche of unknown volume of blocky lava that had been accumulating at the summit since March 2007 rolled down the SW slopes of Arenal volcano, Costa Rica. ...màs [leer todo]
Sat, 15 Dec 2007, 13:08
Arenal, one of the few volcanoes with near-constant activity, continues to be in mild strombolian-type activity. ...màs [leer todo]

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