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Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica): activity updates and eruption news
Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica) activity update
Friday Jul 19, 2013 02:43 AM | BY: T
Current seismic recording from Turrialba volcano (VTUC station, OVSICORI)
The seismic swarm continues but has decreased in strength during the past day.
Monday, Jul 15, 2013
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.
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). ...
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.
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.
Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012
A relatively strong SO2 cloud was detected over the volcano today, suggesting increased degassing.
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