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Turrialba volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: LIGHT VA EM

Monday Mar 20, 2017 22:00 PM |

Satellite image of Turrialba volcano on 20 Mar 2017
Satellite image of Turrialba volcano on 20 Mar 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX21 at 21:47 UTC, 20/03/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170320/2144Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: TURRIALBA 345070
PSN: N1001 W08346

AREA: COSTA.RICA

SUMMIT ELEV: 10958 FT [3340 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/092

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. GFS WINDS. VOLCANO WEB
CAMERA.

ERUPTION DETAILS: LIGHT VA EM

OBS VA DTG: 20/2130Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM SATELLITE
DATA WINDS SFC/FL120 090/10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 21/0330Z

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 21/0930Z

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 21/1530Z

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW. LIGHT VA EM SEEN IN
WEBCAM BUT NOT IN STLT IMAGERY DUE TO WX CLDS.
...WHISNANT

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20170321/0345ZL

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Monday, Mar 20, 2017
Etna (Sicily, Italy): (20 Mar) Towards the end of the second eruption of Etna in 2017 (15-20 March), an unusual phenomenon occurred: the lower lava flow, originating from the 2900 m fissure vent at the base of the SE crater and descending into the Valle del Bove from its western rim at 2500 m elevation, produced a series of small to moderate pyroclastic flows, associated with dense ash plumes. ... [more]

Monday, Mar 20, 2017
Towards the end of the second eruption of Etna in 2017 (15-20 March), an unusual phenomenon occurred: the lower lava flow, originating from the 2900 m fissure vent at the base of the SE crater and descending into the Valle del Bove from its western rim at 2500 m elevation, produced a series of small to moderate pyroclastic flows, associated with dense ash plumes. ... [more]
World map showing volcanoes with shallow (less than 20 km) earthquakes within 20 km radius  during the past 24 hours on 19 Mar 2017 Number in brackets indicate nr of quakes.
Sunday, Mar 19, 2017
Quakes detected near: Askja (12 quakes between mag 0.1-1.1), Cerro Prieto (2 quakes between mag 1.8-2.2), Clear Lake (15 quakes between mag 0.4-1.8), Coso (3 quakes between mag 0.8-1.1), El Hierro (1 quake mag 1.6), Hrómundartindur (15 quakes between mag 0.3-1.6), Katla (6 quakes between mag 0.3-1.4), Kilauea (1 quake mag 1.8), Kuju (1 quake mag 2.7), Salton Buttes (1 quake mag 1.1), Tjörnes Fracture Zone (3 quakes between mag 0.4-1.4) (updated 23h50) ... [more]
 

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