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Rincón de la Vieja Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: SML DISCRETE VA EM. to 7000 ft (2100 m)

Mon, 9 Nov 2020, 22:30
22:30 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 7000 ft (2100 m) altitude or flight level 070 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX22 at 22:26 UTC, 09/11/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201109/2223Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: RINCON DE LA VIEJA 345020
PSN: N1049 W08519

AREA: COSTA.RICA

SUMMIT ELEV: 6286 FT [1916 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/007

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. WEB CAM. NWP MODELS.
OVSICORI-UNA.

ERUPTION DETAILS: SML DISCRETE VA EM.

OBS VA DTG: 09/2200Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N1055 W08510 - N1052 W08508
- N1049 W08519 - N1050 W08519 - N1055 W08510 MOV
E 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 10/0400Z SFC/FL070 N1050 W08519
- N1050 W08504 - N1046 W08505 - N1049 W08519 -
N1050 W08519

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 10/1000Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 10/1600Z NO VA EXP

RMK: OVSICORI RPRTS VA EM TO 100M ABV SUMMIT.
WEBCAM SNAPSHOT SHOWS DARK EMS AT 1523Z. VA NOT
OBSD IN STLT IMAGERY. NWP MDLS FCST VA TO BE MOVG
ENE THEN SHIFT TO MOVG JUST S OF E BY T+6HRS.
...HOSLEY

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201110/0430Z

Previous news

Wed, 4 Nov 2020, 06:00

Rincon de la Vieja volcano (Costa Rica) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 4 November-10 November 2020 (Continuing Activity)

OVSICORI-UNA reported that small-to-moderate hydrothermal eruptions at Rincón de la Vieja had greater amplitudes but were more sporadic during 2-9 November. An eruptive event at 0835 on 3 November produced a plume that rose 800 m above the crater rim. ... Read all
Wed, 7 Oct 2020, 07:23

Rincon de la Vieja volcano (Costa Rica): ongoing phreatic activity

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. ... Read all
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Complex volcano 1916 m (6,286 ft)
Costa Rica, 10.83°N / -85.32°W
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5) 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
Typical eruption style

Explosive.


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