Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
11-29 Aug 2020: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
21-31 Aug 2020: Islands of Fire and Whales - Kurile Islands (Russia)
3-19 Sep 2020: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
20 Sep - 5 Oct 2020: Volcanoes and Cultures - Adventures in the South Sea - Vanuatu (South Sea)
29 Sep - 5 Oct 2020: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
10-18 Oct 2020: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
14-27 Nov 2020: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
: ruimten beschikbaar / : gegarandeerd / : enkele spaties links / : geboekt uit
Willekeurige foto 's
Rincón de la Vieja vulkaan
Complex volcano 1916 m (6,286 ft)
Costa Rica, 10.83°N / -85.32°W
Current status: kleine activiteit of uitbarsting waarschuwing (3 out of 5)
Rincón de la Vieja webcams / Live-gegevens | Reports
Rincón de la Vieja vulkaan boeken | Tours
Rincón de la Vieja vulkaanuitbarstingen:
1529(?), 1765, 1844, 1849, 1851(?), 1853-54, 1860, 1861-63, 1902(?), 1912, 1917(?), 1922, 1966-67, 1969, 1969, 1970, 1983, 1984, 1985-86, 1987, 1991-92, 1995, 1998 (Feb.-Sep.), 2011-2012, 2014, 2015-ongoing
Typical eruption style:


Laatste aardbevingen in de omgeving
Meest recente satellietbeelden

Sentinel hub | Landsat 8

Rincón de la Vieja volcano, Costa Rica: activity updates

Thu, 28 May 2020, 07:28
Phreatic eruption from Rincon de la Vieja volcano (image: OVSICORI)
OVSICORI-UNA recorded a few phreatic or hydrothermal explosions this week. ...meer [Lees alle]
Fri, 8 May 2020, 10:30
Wed, 6 May 2020, 08:53
Rincon de la Vieja volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington recorded on 5 May at 19:17 local time an explosion that generated an ash plume, which reached approx. 7,000 ft (2,100 m) altitude and drifted W. ...meer
Tue, 5 May 2020, 21:45
Tue, 21 Apr 2020, 06:49
Eruption from Rincon de la Vieja volcano on 19 April (image: @SinartNoticias/twitter)
On 19 April at 10:16 local time a strong explosion occurred at the volcano. According to OVSICORI-UNA, it was a phreatic or hydrothermal explosion that generated a steam and ash plume that rose approx. 4,921 ft (1,500 m) above the crater. ...meer [Lees alle]
Thu, 9 Apr 2020, 08:51
An eruption from Rincon de la Vieja volcano on 6 April (image: OVSICORI-UNA)
OVSICORI-UNA reported that seismicity remains at generally low levels including periods of low-frequency and low-amplitude volcanic earthquakes. ...meer [Lees alle]
Thu, 20 Feb 2020, 06:12
Rincon de la Vieja volcano covered by clouds from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
OVSICORI-UNA recorded at night on 17 February a small eruption associated with LP tremor. The number of LP events has generally decreased. Additionally, it was measured a extension with a inflation of volcanic edifice, but it is not significant. ...meer
Fri, 14 Feb 2020, 09:07
Rincon de la Vieja volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
OVSICORI-UNA reported that seismic tremor has decreased over the past days. There is tendency to inflation of the volcano edifice. ...meer [Lees alle]
Sat, 1 Feb 2020, 09:58
Rincon de la Vieja's eruption on 30 Jan 2020 (image: OVSICORI-UNA)
An moderate explosive eruption occurred at the volcano on 30 Jan 2020 at 12:13 local time, producing a steam and ash plume that rose approx. 2 km above the crater. ...meer [Lees alle]
Wed, 17 Oct 2018, 11:30

Show more news


Meer op VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery en andere bronnen zoals.
Materiaalgebruik: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.