Rincon de la Vieja volcano (Costa Rica) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 2 September-8 September 2020 (Continuing Activity)
OVSICORI-UNA reported that on 3 September geologists observed Rincón de la Vieja from the summit and noted that the acid lake in the main crater had a low water level, was actively convecting, and exhibited strong gas emissions. The temperature of the lake was 60 degrees Celsius. Vigorous fumaroles on the inner W wall of the crater were 120 degrees Celsius.
Wed, 2 Sep 2020, 06:0006:00 AM | BY: VN
At 0559 on 8 September an eruption produced a plume that rose 500 m above the crater rim.
Source: Observatorio Vulcanologico y Sismologico de Costa Rica-Universidad Nacional (OVSICORI-UNA)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2020. Report on Rincon de la Vieja. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 2 September-8 September 2020. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
Wed, 26 Aug 2020, 06:00
Rincon de la Vieja volcano (Costa Rica) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 26 August-1 September 2020 (Continuing Activity)
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