Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica): activity updates and eruption news
Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica): explosion from crater
Friday Jul 17, 2020 07:13 AM | BY: MARTIN
Ash plume from Turrialba volcano yesterday (image: OVSICORI)On 16 July at 12:09 local time OVSICORI-UNA recorded an explosion at the volcano that generated a dense dark ash plume, which reached approx. 11,614 ft (3,540 m) altitude and drifted west.
No sulfur dioxide (SO2) emissions were measured.
Source: Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica volcano activity update 17 July 2020
Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020
OVSICORI-UNA reported that surveillance cameras observed an eruption producing ash emissions at 08:18 local time yesterday. Plume of ash rose to an altitude of 11,286 ft (3,440 m) and took place less than 1 minute. ... read all
Thursday, Jun 25, 2020
On 25 and 26 June OVSICORI-UNA recorded 3 small emissions of ash that lasted at intervals of 5 to 15 minutes. ... read all
Thursday, Feb 13, 2020
OVSICORI-UNA report that no ash emissions was detected from the volcano. Seismicity is of a stable amount. Carbon dioxide/Sulfur dioxide (CO 2 / SO 2) and Hydrogen sulfide/Sulfur dioxide (H 2 S / SO 2) ratios remain within a normal range. Sulfur dioxide emissions was measured at an average of 100 tonnes/day. Crater depth was measured at 140 m, compared to 220 m in 2019. This shallowing of the crater is due to “frequent collapses of the internal walls.” ... read all
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Thursday, Feb 21, 2019