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Rincon de la Vieja volcano (Costa Rica): small eruption yesterday

Tue, 10 Nov 2020, 08:52
08:52 AM | BY: MARTIN
Eruption from Rincon de la Vieja volcano yesterday (image: OVSICORI-UNA)
Eruption from Rincon de la Vieja volcano yesterday (image: OVSICORI-UNA)
OVSICORI-UNA recorded a small eruption at 15:23 local time yesterday.
An ash plume rose 6,614 ft (2,016 m) above the summit.
No ash fall was reported.
Source: Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica volcano activity update 10 November 2020

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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
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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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