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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
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| 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): moderate explosion yesterday
Tuesday Jun 02, 2020 08:21 AM | BY: MARTIN
Moderate explosion from Rincon de la Vieja volcano yesterday (image: OVSICORI)
OVSICORI-UNA reported that moderate phreatic explosion occurred at 17:01 local time yesterday.
An ash plume rose 4,921 ft-6,561 ft (1,500 m-2,000 m)
above the summit.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
OVSICORI-UNA recorded a few phreatic or hydrothermal explosions this week. ... read all
Wednesday, May 06, 2020
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. read all
Tuesday, Apr 21, 2020
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. ... read all
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