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Turrialba volcano
Stratovolcano 3340 m (10,958 ft)
Costa Rica, 10.03°N / -83.77°W
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Turrialba volcano eruptions:
1723(?), 1847(?), 1853, 1855, 1861(?), 1864-65, 1866, 2010 (Jan 4) - ongoing
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Explosive.
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Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica): activity updates and eruption news

Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica): earthquake swarm

Monday Jul 15, 2013 09:12 AM | BY: T

Current seismic recording from Turrialba volcano (VTUC station, OVSICORI)
Current seismic recording from Turrialba volcano (VTUC station, OVSICORI)
Seismic recording from Turrialba volcano early on 14 July (VTUC station, OVSICORI)
Onset of the seismic crisis at Turrialba volcano late on 13 July (VTUC station, OVSICORI)
Onset of the seismic crisis at Turrialba volcano late on 13 July (VTUC station, OVSICORI)
A significant earthquake swarm has started late on 13 July at the volcano and is continuing. This could indicate a rise of magma in progress and eventually lead to new eruptions in the near future.
Previous news
Ash emissions from Turrialba volcano (OVSICORI webcam)
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
New ash emissions occurred yesterday and produced light ash falls in the outskirts of San José, in the areas of Guadalupe, Tres Ríos, Curridabat, and Ipis (at about 30 km distance). ... [more]
SO2 plume from Turrialba volcano (NOAA)
Sunday, Mar 17, 2013
Increased degassing appears to have occurred yesterday. A weak SO2 plume is visible on yesterday's NOAA satellite image, and the seismic signal shows a phase of weakly increased tremor. [more]
SO2 plume from Turrialba or Poás volcano (NOAA)
Wednesday, Feb 20, 2013
An SO2 plume from either Turrialba or Poás volcano is visible on today's satellite data, suggesting increased degassing activity at one of the volcanoes. [more]
SO2 plume from Turrialba on 18 Dec (NOAA)
Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012
A relatively strong SO2 cloud was detected over the volcano today, suggesting increased degassing. [more]
SO2 plume from Turrialba on 21 Oct 2012 (NOAA)
Monday, Oct 22, 2012
An SO2 plume can be seen from Turrialba volcano on yesterday's NOOA image, suggesting increased activity. [more]

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