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Rincón 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-ongoing
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Rincón de la Vieja volcano, Costa Rica: activity updates
Rincon de la Vieja volcano (Costa Rica): ongoing phreatic activity
Wed, 7 Oct 2020, 07:23
07:23 AM | BY: MARTIN
Phreatic explosion at Rincon de la Vieja volcano yesterday (image: OVSICORI-UNA)
Explosive eruption of the volcano continues characterized by phreatic-type (or hydrothermal) explosions at regular intervals of 1 to 2 per day.
On 6 October at 08:22 local time
OVSICORI-UNA recorded an explosion producing gas-steam plume that rose 1,640 ft (500 m)
above the summit crater.
No ash fall was reported.
Source: Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica volcano activity update 7 October 2020
The activity of the volcano continues at low levels characterized by phreatic or hydrothermal explosions. ... read all
Another eruptive event of the volcano occurred since the last update. ... read all
OVSICORI-UNA reported that small explosion occurred at 06:24 local time yesterday. Eruption generated a gas-steam plume. read all
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. ... read all
OVSICORI-UNA recorded a few phreatic or hydrothermal explosions this week. ... read all
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