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Turrialba volcano
Stratovolcano 3340 m (10,958 ft)
Costa Rica, 10.03°N / -83.77°W
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 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): increased degassing (?)

Fri, 30 May 2014, 16:04
16:04 PM | BY: T
SO2 plume over Central America (NOAA)
SO2 plume over Central America (NOAA)
Seismic activity at Turrialba volcano yesterday (VTUC station, OVSICORI)
Seismic activity at Turrialba volcano yesterday (VTUC station, OVSICORI)
The volcano could be becoming more active with increased degassing. An elevated SO2 concentration in the atmosphere above and near the volcano was visible on satellite data yesterday. Seismic activity appears to be elevated.
Previous news
Wed, 24 Jul 2013, 02:39
Yesterday's seismic signal from Turrialba (VTUC station, OVSICORI)
The seismic crisis continues with a swarm of volcanic-tectonic quakes as well as periods of low-frequency tremor and possible small explosion signals (which could suggest small phreatic eruptions). OVSICORI wrote that on 18 July, over 1000 earthquakes were recorded on a single day. ... read all
Fri, 19 Jul 2013, 02:43
Current seismic recording from Turrialba volcano (VTUC station, OVSICORI)
The seismic swarm continues but has decreased in strength during the past day. ... read all
Mon, 15 Jul 2013, 09:12
Current seismic recording from Turrialba volcano (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. ... read all
Wed, 22 May 2013, 08:10
Ash emissions from Turrialba volcano (OVSICORI webcam)
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). read all
Sun, 17 Mar 2013, 17:25
SO2 plume from Turrialba volcano (NOAA)
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. ... read all
 

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