Rincón de la Vieja volcano, Costa Rica: activity updates
Rincon de la Vieja volcano (Costa Rica): phreatic explosion yesterday
Fri, 18 Sep 2020, 06:3506:35 AM | BY: MARTIN
The activity of the volcano continues at low levels characterized by phreatic or hydrothermal explosions.
Phreatic explosion from Rincon de la Vieja volcano yesterday morning at 06:32 local time (image: OVSICORI)
OVSICORI-UNA detected phreatic explosion yesterday morning associated with emissions of gas and steam plume that rose 2,296 ft (700 m) above the crater and drifted NW.
No lahars and no ash fall occurred.
Instruments detected a deflation at the base and the top of the volcanic edifice.
Source: Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica volcano activity update 18 September 2020
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OVSICORI-UNA reported that small explosion occurred at 06:24 local time yesterday. Eruption generated a gas-steam plume. read all
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