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Rincón de la Vieja volcano
Complex volcano 1916 m (6,286 ft)
Costa Rica, 10.83°N / -85.32°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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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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Explosive.


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Rincón de la Vieja volcano, Costa Rica: activity updates

Rincón de la Vieja volcano (Costa Rica) activity update: small phreatic eruption on 11 April

Thursday Apr 12, 2012 10:05 AM | BY: T

Over the past weeks, the National Park of Rincón de la Vieja has been observing an increase in volcanic activity, and a small phreatic eruption occurred from the main crater on 11 April.
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Seismic recording of a phreatic explosion at 00:16 local time on 19 February 2012
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