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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
Typical eruption style:
Explosive.
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Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica): activity updates and eruption news

Turrialba volcano (Costa Rica) activity update

Monday Mar 16, 2015 15:55 PM | BY: T

The volcano has remained calm at the surface, but seismic activity continues to be elevated. According to OVSICORI-UNA, new explosions with strong ash emissions should be expected in the near future.
Previous news
Turrialba volcano today
Sunday, Mar 15, 2015
The volcano has remained calm for the past 36 hours, but OVSICORI-UNA warns that new explosions are likely in the near future. ... [more]

Friday, Mar 13, 2015
The volcano started to erupt again yesterday and has been producing an ongoing series of vigorous ash eruptions. The new activity followed 4 calm days after a few much weaker eruptions took place on 8 March. ... [more]
Monday, Mar 09, 2015
Small ash emissions were observed yesterday.A series of 4 small explosions occurred between 13:41 and 15:17 local time, generating plumes of up to 500 m height. ... [more]
Tuesday, Dec 09, 2014
A new eruption occurred last evening at 21:30 local time. Not much detail about the eruptions is available, but it seems to have been a rather small event. Light ash fall was noted in areas up to 20 km distance. There are no reports of damage or injuries. ... [more]
Sunday, Nov 16, 2014
Another ash eruption, but significantly smaller than the one from 29 Oct, occurred last Friday at 13:46 local time. ... [more]

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