Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica): activity updates and eruption news
Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica): new ash emissions on Friday
Sunday Nov 16, 2014 12:05 PM | BY: T
Another ash eruption, but significantly smaller than the one from 29 Oct, occurred last Friday at 13:46 local time.
The explosion followed a weak of calm but was preceded by an increase in seismic activity. Weak ash fall occurred in nearby downwind areas.
Thursday, Oct 30, 2014
A relatively large explosion occurred at the volcano last night at 23:40 local time. According to local news, the eruption lasted about 45 minutes and was accompanied by strong seismic activity, which was felt by the local population. ... [more]
Friday, May 30, 2014
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. [more]
Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013
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. [more]
Friday, Jul 19, 2013
The seismic swarm continues but has decreased in strength during the past day. [more]