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Complex volcano 1916 m (6,286 ft)
Costa Rica, 10.83°N / -85.32°WCurrent status
: minor activity or eruption warning
(3 out of 5)Rincón de la Vieja webcams / live data
| ReportsRincón de la Vieja volcano books | ToursRincón de la Vieja volcano eruptions:
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-ongoingTypical eruption style:
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Rincón de la Vieja volcano, Costa Rica: activity updates
Rincon de la Vieja volcano (Costa Rica): weekly volcanic activity report 1-7 Apr 2020
Thursday Apr 09, 2020 08:51 AM | BY: MARTIN
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.
A gas steam plume occured on 1 April
at 02:40 local time. On 4 April
at 08:24 local time an eruption generated a plume, which reached approx. 9,566 ft (2,916 m)
altitude.During 6-7 April
emissions rose 164 ft (50 m) above the crater rim. Source: Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 1-7 Apr 2020
Thursday, Feb 20, 2020
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. ...
Friday, Feb 14, 2020
OVSICORI-UNA reported that seismic tremor has decreased over the past days. There is tendency to inflation of the volcano edifice. ...
Saturday, Feb 01, 2020
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. ...
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Current activity of Bardarbunga volcano, Iceland
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Ethiopia and the Danakil
: Ethiopia is a very diverse and beautiful country. Thanks to our numerous expeditions to Erta Ale and Dallol
and beyond, we have an extensive collection of images showing the volcano's lava lake, the desert, the colorful hot springs of Dallol, the vast salt lakes, camel caravans and more.