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Sunday, Sep 09, 2012
Minor rockfalls were reported from Irazú´s main crater walls following the magnitude 7.6 earthquake on 5 Sep. [meer...]
 

Irazu vulkaan

Stratovulkaan 3432 m / 11,260 ft
Costa Rica, 9.98°N / -83.85°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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Last update: 4 Jun 2016
Typical eruption style: Ontploffingsgevaar.
Irazu vulkaanuitbarstingen: 1726, 1775(?), 1821(?), 1822, 1823, 1826(?), 1842, 1844(?), 1847, 1864, 1875, 1882(?), 1909(?), 1914(?), 1917-21, 1924, 1928, 1930, 1933, 1939-40, 1963-65, 1977, 1994
TijdMag. / DiepteAfstandLocatie
Mon, 13 Jan 2020
Mon, 13 Jan 05:46 UTCM 3.1 / 75 km18 km0 km al Oeste de Tejar, El Guarco. (Costa Rica)
Sun, 12 Jan 2020
Sun, 12 Jan 20:51 UTCM 2.8 / 9 km19 km3 km al Norte de Tobosi, El Guarco. (Costa Rica)
Sun, 12 Jan 19:31 UTCM 2.8 / 10 km20 km3 km al Norte de Tobosi, El Guarco. (Costa Rica)
Sun, 12 Jan 18:42 UTCM 2.7 / 7 km20 km2 km al Norte de Tobosi, El Guarco. (Costa Rica)
Sun, 12 Jan 09:39 UTCM 2.5 / 11 km20 km4 km al Norte de Tobosi, El Guarco. (Costa Rica)
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Irazú (3432 m) immediately east of the capital San José is Costa Rica's highest and one of its most active volcanoes. Tephra fall (ash) during the last major eruption of Irazú in 1963-65 caused heavy damage to infrastructure and life in San José and its surroundings.

Background:

Irazú is a massive stratovolcano covering more than 500 sq km with at least 10 flank cones on the southern flank, all being older than at least 14,000 years when a massive lava flow (the "Ceravantes" flow) was erupted.
All known eruptions from Irazú during the past 10,000 years have been explosive and originated from the summit craters that show a migration to the W over time. The historically active crater contains a small acid lake of changing size and color.
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Source: GVP, Smithsonian Institution

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